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

 Person

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Letters to Margaret Story from her husband's aunt and uncle, Fanny and Henry Rigby, 1819

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/18
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
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 Story (née Maskelyne) from John Booth and Janet Booth, 1819 - 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/20
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 - 1849
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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Love letters from Anthony Mervyn Story to his future wife, Margaret Maskelyne, 1817 - 1819

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/10
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: 1817 - 1819
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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'Memorandum book from January 1 1797 to April 10 1801', 1797 - 1801

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/2/8
Scope and Contents

Notebook comprised mainly of remedies for scurvy, colds, vapours, sore feet, chilblains and various illnesses, with household hints and tips including recipes for the production of blue and black inks, tooth powder and an inhaler liquid for clearing blocked nasal passages. It also includes a note on the death of William Wales, notes on observations made, on his assistants, on visitors to Greenwich and on improvements to a reflector made by Dr Herschel.

Dates: 1797 - 1801
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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'Memorandum book from July 28th 1788 to July 30th 1791', 1788 - 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/2/6
Scope and Contents

Notebook containing remedies for colds, sore feet, spasms, etc., notes on his own health and the health of his daughter Margaret Maskelyne, on the duties of his household servants and domestic matters, on accounts including payments to assistants for work done, on observations made, directions for printing his observations, and notes on how to operate the shutter of the observing room, etc.

Dates: 1788 - 1791
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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'Memorandum book from July 30 1791 to the end of 1796', 1791 - 1796

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/2/7
Scope and Contents Notebook containing notes on various subjects including the health of Nevil Maskelyne and Margaret Maskelyne's serious illness, many remedies to relieve illness such as colds, chilblains and scurvy, notes on the repair and maintenance of Nevil Maskelyne's watches, notes on his assistants, and notes on observations made. There is also a list of wages paid, a list of silverware, a list of items received from Lieutenant Dawes (mainly astronomical instruments), a shopping list, a list of items...
Dates: 1791 - 1796
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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Nevil Maskelyne: Personal and Family Papers, 1749 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218
Scope and Contents A collection of papers of Nevil Maskelyne and letters relating to his family, including the extended family (by marriage) of his daughter, Margaret Story-Maskelyne. The collection includes an account and diary of a voyage to India mentioning Nevil Maskelyne and Lord Clive, twelve memoranda books and one account book belonging to Maskelyne, and a catalogue and list of his books. There is also a set of documents relating to the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The letters include...
Dates: 1749 - 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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Note dated Wedn. May 5, 1776 [in the hand of Nevil Maskelyne?], 1776-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 95/1
Scope and Contents

With accompanying chart.

Dates: 1776-05-05
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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