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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/CAL
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1799-1899
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Calthorpe | Gough- | family | Barons Calthorpe x Gough-Calthorpe


Administrative/Biographical history:

The barony of Calthorpe originated in Sir Henry Gough, who married Barbara, daughter and heir of Reynolds Calthorpe of Elvetham. Henry Gough took the surname Calthorpe in 1796 when he was created Baron Calthorpe. He was succeeded by his sons Charles Gough-Calthorpe, 2nd Baron Calthorpe (1786-1807), George Gough-Calthorpe, 3rd Baron Calthorpe (1787-1851) and Frederick Gough-Calthorpe, 4th Baron Calthorpe (1790-1868).

Frederick was succeeded by 3 of his sons: Frederick Henry William Gough-Calthorpe, 5th Baron Calthorpe (1826-1893), Augustus Cholmondeley Gough-Calthorpe, 6th Baron Calthorpe (1829-1910) and Sir Somerset John Gough-Calthorpe, 7th Baron Calthorpe (1831-1912). Sir Somerset was followed by his son Somerset Frederick Gough-Calthorpe, 8th Baron Calthorpe (1862-1940). The title became extinct in 1997 on the death of the 10th Baron.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to the Calthorpe family estates, including mortgages, conveyances, insurance policies, tax redemption certificates, and letters. The estate included premises in Grays Inn Road, City Road, Gough Square, Chelsea, Fleet Street and in Norfolk.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

E/CAL/001 to E/CAL/029.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Documents belonging to Brigadier R.H.A.G. Calthorpe, C.B.E., deposited in the London County Record Office, 1953.

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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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