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Arcedeckne family

 Family

Biography

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:

 Series

Arcedeckne of Glevering papers, 1744-1848

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc
Scope and Contents This section relates to the Arcedeckne family, a self-contained sub-section of the wider Vanneck family papers, and relates to the family’s estates in Suffolk and plantations in Jamaica. Comprises family and business correspondence, 1757-1839, relating mostly to Andrew Arcedeckne (1691-1763), Chaloner Arcedeckne (1743-1809) and Andrew Arcedeckne (1780-1849), matters of estate management, the 1832 General Election, and other financial matters. The Glevering estate papers comprise property...
Dates: 1744-1848
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Correspondence and papers of West Indian agent, 1765-1848

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/3A
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1765-1848
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

General, business, estate, and election correspondence, 1757-1839

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1757-1839
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Glevering Hall estate papers, 1792-1847

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/2A
Scope and Contents

Property purchase, farm papers, building work at Glevering Hall, legal cases on fishing rights in River Deben at Glevering, rent accounts.

Dates: 1792-1847
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Isle of Wight and West Country property papers, 1765-1798

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/2C
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1765-1798
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

London property papers, 1778-1839

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Vanneck-Arc/2B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This section relates to the Arcedeckne family, a self-contained sub-section of the wider Vanneck family papers, and relates to the family’s estates in Suffolk and plantations in Jamaica. Comprises family and business correspondence, 1757-1839, relating mostly to Andrew Arcedeckne (1691-1763), Chaloner Arcedeckne (1743-1809) and Andrew Arcedeckne (1780-1849), matters of estate management, the 1832 General Election, and other financial matters. The Glevering estate papers comprise property...
Dates: 1778-1839
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Jamaica 1
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Slavery 1
Slaves 1
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