The Benson family of Halifax, Yorks, were ancestors of E.W. Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Benson family papers, including correspondence and papers, 1770-1823, and a sketch-book of Mary E. Benson, 1874-83.
The papers were bought from Peter Eaton in 1971.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44119-20.
Benson | family | Halifax