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Gibraltar papers of Edward Frome, 1838 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 59/1

Scope and Contents

Orders, memoranda, correspondence and a copy of the 'Gibraltar Chronicle' concerning the British troops and the defence of Gibraltar. The papers are accompanied by 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 69 (September 1962), pp. 1-3, including the article 'The defence of Gibraltar in the 1860s', which transcribes with notes RCMS 59/1/7-9.


  • Creation: 1838 - 1866


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Biographical / Historical

General Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890) was Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey, 1869-1874.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 16

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 53.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented with the Frome Papers, which were received 1929-1933.

Related Materials

The R.C.S. Manuscripts Collection includes other papers of Edward Frome, RCMS 22/39, 40, 59/4, 113/56 and 278/10.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Frome, Edward Charles, 1802-1890, General

Finding aid date

2004-01-06 14:46:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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