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Hailstone, Edward, 1818-1890 (antiquary and botanist)



  • Existence: 1818 - 1890


Edward Hailstone (1818-90), of Walton Hall, Wakefield, Yorks, antiquary and botanist, who left his collection of Yorkshire books and Manuscripts to the Dean & Chapter Library, York. He married Sarah Ferrard.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series — Box: MS Add.9450/F-G: Box 8

Papers of Edward Hailstone of Walton Hall, 1840-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9450/F
Scope and Contents

[F1] contains legal papers, especially concerning his separation from his wife Sarah, and her family affairs; [F2] has correspondence and papers about Hailstone's participation in national and international exhibitions, 1865-67; [F 3 - F4] have correspondence relating to his part in the Great Exhibition of 1851, including an account of a public meeting in Bradford, signed at several points by Titus Salt. [F5] relates to his death, and probate of his will.

Dates: 1840-1891
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