Papers of Edward Frome, 1830 - 1933
Scope and Contents
A miscellaneous collection of manuscript and printed material, including two items relating to Captain G.M. Baynes.
- 1830 - 1933
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
General Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890) was Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey, 1869-1874. Frome's mother, Jane, was the daughter of General Alexander Baynes (d. 1804). Captain George Macleod Baynes (d. 1874), R.A., who features in the collection, was presumably a relative of General Frome.
1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 44.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The items in the collection were originally in the possession of Mrs Dora Wynne, daughter of General Frome. They were presented to the Society following the death of Mrs Wynne in 1930 by Sir Harry Wilson and her executrix, Lady Lawrence (née Wynne), wife of Sir Alexander Lawrence.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.
Frome, Edward Charles, 1802-1890, General
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