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Ludlow, John Malcolm Forbes, 1821-1911 (barrister)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1821 - 1911

Biography

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow (1821-1911), barrister, was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Ludlow (d.1821) of the Indian Army. Ludlow played an important part in the Christian Socialist movement of 1848-1854. He was Secretary to the Northcote Commission on Friendly Societies, 1870-1874, and from 1875-1891 was Chief Registrar of Friendly Societies. Ludlow's sisters, Eliza F. Ludlow and Maria E.S. Ludlow, are represented in the collection, as is his cousin Lieutenant-Colonel E.H. Ludlow (d.1850). Maria Ludlow married Charles Liot, Treasurer of the French West Indian island of Martinique. Their daughter married César des Graz (d.1865). Members of the des Graz family represented in the collection include César's father J.F.L. des Graz (d.1853), a Swiss by birth, who spent some years as a merchant in Turkey before settling in Marseilles, and who published a work called Paroles d'un Négociant and various articles and poems; César's brother Edouard, who followed his father as a merchant in Smyrna and Constantinople; and César's sons Maurice des Graz (d.1935) and Sir Charles des Graz (d.1940), who was British Minister to Serbia throughout the First World War.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7450
Scope and Contents Papers of John Malcolm (Forbes) Ludlow (1821-1911), and of the Ludlow and allied families, late 18th to early 20th century. This collection of papers comprises: correspondence of Ludlow's father, Lieutenant-Colonel John Ludlow, an officer in India; correspondence with his sisters, Eliza and Maria Ludlow, and Maria's husband, Charles Liot, and the Liot family; diaries of Eliza and Maria Ludlow, 1820s-1830s; papers of Charles Liot and the Liot family, some of which relate to Martinique; papers...
Dates: 1750-1940
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Fonds

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7348
Scope and Contents Papers of John Ludlow and of the Ludlow, Liot and Des Graz families. Ludlow's correspondence includes bundles of letters from Thomas Hughes, author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, 1850-1896; Charles Kingsley and his wife, 1848-1868, with Ludlow's letters to them until 1855; Norman Macleod, editor of Good Words, 1860-1871; Charles Blachford Mansfield, chemist, 1848-1854; and Frederick Denison Maurice, theologian, 1847-1871, with Ludlow's replies from 1852. Other correspondents, represented by a...
Dates: 1750-1925 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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