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Leonard Childers, 1864 - 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/15

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

Political papers relating to Childers' public career and private papers concerning his family, first wife Emily (nee Walker, 1827-1875) and their eight children.


  • Creation: 1864 - 1870

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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Biographical / Historical

Leonard Childers (1852-70) was a midshipman in the Royal Navy who died when HMS 'Captain' capsized in the Bay of Biscay on 7 September 1870.

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2011-05-26 11:44:08+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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