(William) Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. His parents-in-law were Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931), general, and Lady Katharine Sarah Lyttelton, née Stuart-Wortley. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
The collection consists of:
The diaries were cleared from North Aston Hall, Oxfordshire, after the death of Hermione Hichens.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diaries were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1986.Access Conditions
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A full description is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also the Papers of William Lionel Hichens.
Diaries | 1874-1929
Hichens | William Lionel | 1874-1940 | Businessman
Lyttelton | Katherine Sarah | fl 1892-1893 | Lady
Lyttelton | Neville Gerald | 1845-1931 | Sir | Knight and General