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ROBINSON AND RAMSAY FAMILIES

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0825
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: ROBINSON AND RAMSAY FAMILIES
Date(s): 1639-1889
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear metres (11 bundles).
Name of creator(s): Robinson | family | of Isleworth

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Worton House, Worton Cottage and freehold and copyhold lands in the parish of Isleworth and in the manors of Isleworth Syon, Twickenham and Hounslow were the inheritance of Elizabeth Anne Ramsay nee Robinson.

Richard Robinson bequeathed money to the parish of Isleworth in his will of 1763. The money was to be used for various purposes: to provide bread for the poor on the anniversary of his funeral; to pay the vicar to preach an annual sermon on charity, for a lecturer to read lessons at this sermon, and for the children at the Isleworth charity school to be present; and for the preservation and repair of his tomb.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Robinson and Ramsay families, including deeds for Worton House and other lands in Isleworth, Twickenham and Hounslow; a deed of trust for the Robinson Charity, Isleworth; and deeds for Robson family property in Marylebone and Bray, Berkshire.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/0825-1: Worton Estate;
ACC/0825-2: Robinson Charity, Isleworth;
ACC/0825-3: Cedar Cottage, Bray, Berkshire;
ACC/0825-4: Robson Family;
ACC/0825-5: General Records.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the Archive in June 1963.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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