Catalogue of the accounts of Timothy Yeats-Brown, 1831-57

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Victoria Sloyan


Department of Special Collections
Bodleian Library
Contact Information
Search Online Catalogues

Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

Pre-ordering: Before your visit you may order up to ten items by emailing Please be advised that some collection material is held offsite; we advise pre-ordering at least two working days before your visit to ensure material is available on your arrival.

Accounts of Timothy Yeats-Brown, British Consul at Genoa, 1835-57

Two manuscript account books of Timothy Yeats-Brown one regarding personal expenses, 1835-48, and the other regarding consul accounts, 1840-57

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. d. 3821-2

Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English

Biographical History

Timothy Yeats-Brown (1789-1858) was a British Consul at Genoa. Between 1832 and 1840 he lived on the Island of Palmaria with his wife Stuarta before moving to Genoa to become a consul. He died in 1858 shortly after his retirement. See E. R. Vincent: Ugo Foscolo: an Italian Regency in England (Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1953) p.166


Purchased from Ken Spelman, list 66, item 33 on 23 May 2009

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3821, fols. 1-2].

Separated Material

Loose items removed from the volumes have been placed in MS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 66-70. See Guard-books

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Brown | Timothy | Yeats Brown | 1789-1858 | British consul at Genoa

Place names (NCA Rules)

Genoa | Italy

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Great Britian and Ireland | Consulate | Genoa

Descriptive List

Personal account book of Timothy Yeats-Brown, 1835-48
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3821
Extent: 86 leaves

Scope and Content:

Contains information regarding household expenses.

Business account book of Timothy Yeats-Brown, 1840-57
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3822
Extent: 114 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes details of fees paid for registering British ships, staff wages and consulate expenses.

Transformation from XML to HTML by Lawrence Mielniczuk
20 May 2011