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Maskelyne, Margaret, 1785 - 1858 (daughter of Nevil Maskelyne)

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Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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A note on the two letters concerning Margaret Story, 1839 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/22/3
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Owing to an order by Mr Airy to refuse all visitors.

Dates: 1839 - 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Account book of Nevil Maskelyne, '1799 Rents etc. to 1821', 1798 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/6
Scope and Contents

Account book, partly in the hand of his daughter Margaret, listing rental income and a variety of personal and household expenses, alongside those relating to his official duties as Astronomer Royal. Includes three enclosures.

Dates: 1798 - 1821
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile: please open with extreme care and use book-rest
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Autobiographical notes by Maskelyne on his life up to c. 1789, 1789

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/320/8: 1-9
Scope and Contents

The notes include details of his early life, his discoveries, the expedition to St Helena, the work of the Board of Longitude and the work of other contemporaries. There is a note on the front written in the hand of his daughter, Margaret Maskelyne.

Dates: 1789
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Diary of Anthony Mervyn Story, 1824 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/14
Scope and Contents

Concerning the education of his children, [Mervyn Herbert] Nevil, Charlotte, Mervinia and Antonia.

Dates: 1824 - 1830
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Lady Margaret Clive's letters, 1762 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9
Scope and Contents

This series comprises four folders of letters sent by Lady Clive to her brother Nevil Maskelyne, her niece Margaret Maskelyne, and to other family members. The letters span 55 years, from 1762 until Lady Clive's death on 28 Dec. 1817. Many mention astronomy, including sightings of the great comet of 1811.
The series also includes a set of copies of family letters (including some written by Nevil Maskelyne), and notes by Theresa Story-Maskelyne on the letters of Lady Clive.

Dates: 1762 - 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from George Airy to Mrs Pond (widow of John Pond), 1839-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/22/1
Scope and Contents

Asking her to explain to Margaret Story-Maskelyne the circumstances under which she was refused entry to the Royal Observatory Greenwich and thanking Margaret for information concerning the discovery of Flamsteed's well.

Dates: 1839-06-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from H.A. Powis to Margaret Story, 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/11
Scope and Contents

Congratulating her on the birth of her son.

Dates: 1823
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1817-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/2
Scope and Contents

Includes an account of cash paid out of the money borrowed from Mr. Sumpter.

Dates: 1817-06-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1818-12-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/4
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1818-12-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1819-03-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/5
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1819-03-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1819-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/6
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1819-12-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from M. Packer to Margaret Story, 1824-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/13
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1824-05-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter from Mrs Pond (widow of John Pond) to Margaret Story-Maskelyne, 1839-06-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/22/2
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing the letter from George Airy (now catalogued at RGO 218/10/22/1).

Dates: 1839-06-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter of condolence from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1818-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/3
Scope and Contents

Upon the death of Margaret's aunt, Lady Margaret Clive.

Dates: 1818-01-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letter of sympathy from Latitia Booth to her niece Margaret Maskelyne, 1811-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/17/1
Scope and Contents

On the death of Margaret's father, Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1811-02-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters (1788-1839) Story, Rigby, Maskelyne and Lady Booth, 1788 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10
Scope and Contents Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1788 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters from Biddy Story to her daughter-in-law Margaret Story [née Maskelyne] and son Anthony Mervyn Story, 1791 - 1824

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/9
Scope and Contents

41 letters, preceded by a family tree and annotated cover pages. Some letters are addressed to Margaret as 'Margaret Maskelyne' and as 'Margaret Story' following her marriage in 1819. Anthony is addressed as 'Mervyn'.

Dates: 1791 - 1824
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters from C. Kelsall to Anthony and Margaret Story-Maskelyne, 1850 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/21
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1850 - 1852
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters from Sophia Maskelyne to her daughter Margaret, 1819 - 1820

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/15
Scope and Contents From the File: Blue folder of letters relating to the family of Anthony Mervyn Story-Maskelyne. The letters were mainly sent to Margaret and Anthony, with some additional correspondence between other members of Anthony's family. The letters to Margaret Story-Maskelyne include letters from her husband, her mother Sophia Maskelyne, her aunt Lady Booth, her mother-in-law, Biddy Story, and her husband's aunts. They also include two letters from George Airy and Mrs Pond relating to an incident in which...
Dates: 1819 - 1820
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters relating to an incident in which Margaret Story-Maskelyne was refused admittance to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, 1839

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/22
Scope and Contents

Owing to an order by Mr Airy to refuse all visitors.

Dates: 1839
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 2, 1806 - 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/2
Scope and Contents

A blue folder of c.44 letters sent by Lady Clive to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, her brother Nevil Maskelyne, and other family members. Topics include procuring a pair of globes, astronomy, and family or domestic matters. Each letter is preceded by a later note on its content.
All items have been numbered according to their original order in the file.

Dates: 1806 - 1809
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 3, 1810 - 1813

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/3
Scope and Contents A folder of c.54 letters sent by Lady Clive to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, her brother Nevil Maskelyne, and other family members. Topics include astronomy, the great comet of 1811, and family or domestic matters, including the death of Nevil Maskelyne (see letter dated 16 Feb. 1811), her opinion of his successor as Astronomer Royal [John Pond; see letter dated 28 Sep. 1811], biographical information about her brother Edward Maskelyne who had invited her to Madras where she met Lord Clive...
Dates: 1810 - 1813
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 4, 1814 - 1817

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/4
Scope and Contents A folder of c.55 letters sent by Lady Clive mainly to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne. Topics include astronomy, politics (including the abdication of Napoleon and events in Spain) and family or domestic matters, including details of family history, and the death of her daughter Margaret Walpole as a result of injury by fire (1814). The letter of 3 Dec. 1814 includes mention of Nevil Maskelyne's 'confrère', Delambre. That of 19 June 1816 refers to the knighthood of William Herschel. That of 17...
Dates: 1814 - 1817
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. I, 1762 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/1
Scope and Contents A blue folder of c.47 letters sent by Lady Clive to her brothers, Edmund and Nevil Maskelyne, her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, and other family members. The file also includes an index, biographical notes about Lord and Lady Clive, a family tree, a history of two globes kept in the library at Basset Down, and an account of her son and daughter-in-law's arrival in India (1798). Many letters are preceded by a later note on their content. Many discuss astronomy, in which Lady Clive took great...
Dates: 1762 - 1805
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Letters to Margaret Maskelyne, 1809 - 1814

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/8
Scope and Contents Green folder of c 54 letters written to Margaret Maskelyne, marked 'Astronomer's daughter 1809-1813. All to Margaret'. Correspondents include her aunt, Lady Clive, and various family members (a family tree is included). The letters mainly concern domestic and family matters, but also include a description of Paris and the Louvre (1814; letter 19) and remarks on contemporary politics. Many letters are preceded in the file by a note on content. All items have been numbered according to...
Dates: 1809 - 1814
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile - please turn pages with great care.
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