AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

Pyott, Thomas Robert

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 122
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: Pyott, Thomas Robert
Date(s): 1760-1786
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume, 146 leaves
Name of creator(s): Pyott | Thomas Robert | fl 1760-1786 | merchant
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Pyott was a wine merchant of Kingston upon Hull who lost his fortune in trade speculations.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers and autobiographical memoirs, 1763-1786, apparently compiled for circulation amongst family and friends. Consists of an 'Account of Madeira wine for costs and charges' (ff.2v-3), 'Transactions of three years in trade [1760-63]' (ff.4-12) and 'Letters that were written to me in the progress of my misfortunes' concerning business, bankruptcy as a result of war, and personal matters (ff.13-146).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from Henry Young and sons of Liverpool in February 1907 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:

Date(s) of descriptions:
2000-02-04 Joseph Gelfer, 2000-07-03 Sarah Aitchison, 2004-07-21 Lesley Price

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"