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Locock, Sir Charles (1799-1875), obstetric physician, physician accoucheur to Queen Victoria

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.5782-5785, 7807-7808
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Locock, Sir Charles (1799-1875), obstetric physician, physician accoucheur to Queen Victoria
Date(s): 1821-1948
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 110 items
Name of creator(s): Locock | Sir | Charles | 1799-1875 | Knight | obstetric physician
Locock | Alfred Henry | 1829-1922 | son of Sir Charles Locock
Locock | Charles Dealtry | 1862-1946 | son of Revd Alfred Henry Locock
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Charles Locock (1799-1875) obstetric physician, physician accoucheur to Queen Victoria. Revd Alfred Henry Locock (1829-1922) (son of Sir Charles Locock (1799-1875)) and his wife Anna Maria Charles Dealtry Locock (1862-1946) (son of Revd Alfred Henry Locock (1829-1922)).


Scope and content/abstract:

Personal Papers and correspondence of Sir Charles Locock (1799-1875) MSS.7807-7808. This consists of 11 items, 1821-1875. The Locock family papers, MSS.5782-5785, consist of 99 items, 1851-1948. The papers are primarily those of Revd Alfred Henry Locock (1829-1922), his wife Anna Maria, and Charles Dealtry Locock (1862-1946). The papers include a number of items relating to the illness and death of Sir Charles Locock. 1851-1948.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in sections as follows: Locock family papers; Locock, Sir Charles (1799-1875): personal papers; Photocopies of material in the possession of the Locock family.

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

MSS.5782-5785 purchased at Sotheby's 14 Dec. 1989, lots 152 (part) and 200. Items in MS.7807 purchased from various sources: Sotheby's, London, July 1930 and February 1932; Stevens, London, September 1932; Glendining, London, January 1935; presented by Nicholas Locock, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, precise date not recorded. Provenance of no. 3 and nos. 7 and 9 not known; no accession information recorded about nos. 2 and 4. MS.7808/1 pesented to the Wellcome Library by Nicholas Locock (date not recorded); details of the transfer of MS.7808/2 not recorded.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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