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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 F/PEY
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1656-1958
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear metres (477 documents).
Name of creator(s): Peachey | family | of London


Administrative/Biographical history:

Members of the family represented in this collection include Admiral John Ferrier; Robert Hynam, watchmaker to the Tzars, who lived in St Petersburg during the invasion of Russia by French forces; Charles Bernard Peachey, on service in South Africa during the Boer War; and Hugh Graham Peachey, on service in France during the First World War.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Peachey family, consisting of official and family correspondence and papers, financial records, legal papers, and artefacts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

F/PEY/001 to F/PEY/477.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in January 1956 and November 1958.

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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