The Arcedeckne family was seated at Glevering Hall, Suffolk. The papers passed to the Vanneck family of Heveningham Hall, Suffolk after Charles Andrew Vanneck, 3rd Baron Huntingfield, married Louisa, only daughter of Andrew Arcedeckne, in 1839
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Letters and papers from the family's agent in Jamaica, a proxy plantation manager for the Arcedeckne family who were absentee proprietors. Up to 1813, Simon Taylor was the agent. Thereafter, business was overseen by J. Shand, Thomas McCornock and William Winton. The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
The correspondence in this section has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation. The catalogue has retained original historic language that may be offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate, particularly in relation to enslavement and enslaved labour.
Property purchase, farm papers, building work at Glevering Hall, legal cases on fishing rights in River Deben at Glevering, rent accounts.
Correspondence and papers relating to the sale of the Leigh family estate in the West Country and Isle of Wight, and mortgages held by by Chaloner Arcedeckne on estates