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Routh, Hilda, 1840–1916



  • Existence: 1840 - 1916

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Family letters to Hilda Routh (née Airy) on her honeymoon, 1-23 September 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10450/1
Scope and Contents

A set of letters sent to Hilda Routh, George Airy's eldest daughter, during her honeymoon in September 1864 by George Airy, his wife Richarda, Hilda’s sisters, Christabel and Annot, and brother Hubert. The letters are of a personal nature and are originally tied together with string.

Dates: 1-23 September 1864

Family papers of George Biddell Airy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10450
Content Description A set of Airy Family papers passed down through the family by Hilda Routh (née Airy), daughter of Astronomer Royal, George Biddell Airy.It includes a set of letters sent to Hida Routh on her honeymoon (from George, her mother Richarda, and sister Christabel Airy), newspaper cuttings primarily relating to George B. Airy, and miscellanea. It also includes three framed items: a photograph of George B. Airy on his 90th birthday and two lithographic prints showing Airy and the Airy...
Dates: 1860 - 1875