Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1275
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: JERSEY FAMILY AND ESTATE
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres (5 documents).
Name of creator(s): Villiers | Lady | Frances | 1753-1821 | 4th countess of Jersey
Lady Jersey was born in 1753, only daughter of Rt. Rev. Philip Twysden, Bishop of Raphoe, and in 1770 married George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey. She was a friend of the Prince of Wales, and died on 23 July 1821, just four days after his coronation as George IV.
Scope and content/abstract:
This is a collection of 5 letters from Frances 4th Countess of Jersey, four of them signed and one endorsed "From Lady Jersey" in an unknown hand. None of the letters are dated, but it has been possible to put approximate dates to them, from internal evidence.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Letters arranged in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions. Access by written permission only.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Records deposited in February 1975.
The LMA holds a large number of Jersey family papers, catalogued in 13 collections with the following reference codes: ACC/0331; ACC/0405; ACC/0435; ACC/0436; ACC/0506; ACC/0510; ACC/1128; ACC/1275; ACC/1401; ACC/2839; ACC/3076; LMA/4195; LMA/4446.
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.