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Mottram Family Archive
Mottram Family Archive
1811-1970
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Some family records, including material related to hatting, 1811-1970
Title:
Mottram Family Archive
Date of work:
1811-1970
Reference number:
D1410
Level of description:
Fonds
Type of materials:
Textual material
Custodial history:
These papers were donated to the Museums Service by Mr. W.N. Mottram and passed to the Archive Service by the Museum in May 1982.
Access restrictions:
Unrestricted
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
General notes:
One of Mr. Mottram's great grandmothers was Sarah Harrison and Harrison family papers (1811-1844) form the first two sections. James Harrison, described in Pigot's 1824 Manchester Directory as a cotton spinner, lived' in Miller Street, Manchester. Most of the papers relate to the administration of his estate by Ann Harrison.Sarah Harrison married William Mottram and the third section of the papers (1851-1970) are Mottram family papers. The Mottrams lived at Shaw Heath, Stockport. William was a hatter and his son Thomas was also described as a hatter on his marriage in 1877 although he later became a master grocer.
Language:
English
Record number:
6798639
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