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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2937
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1719-1908
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.51 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Flower | Cyril | 1843-1907 | Lord Battersea | Member of Parliament x Battersea | Lord


Administrative/Biographical history:

Philip William Flower lived at Furzedown, Surrey. He was married to May, daughter of Jonathan Flower. Their son Cyril Flower was born in 1848. He became a Liberal MP and from 1892 a Liberal peer as Lord Battersea. He was married to Constance de Rothschild, but died childless in 1907.


Scope and content/abstract:

Legal and property records of the Flower family. The records are in the form of bound volumes containing the initial deed followed by schedules which include lists of Philip Flower's property, personal and real, lists of mortgages and copies of accounts kept by trustees. The property records relate to 17 and 18 Dover Street, Piccadilly (knocked together to form one property in 1876) and the legal records comprise deeds of release and indemnity for Cyril Flower.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/2937/001 to 024: 17 and 18 Dover Street; ACC/2937/025 to 032: Deeds of release and indemnity.

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:

Records deposited in June 1991.

Allied Materials

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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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