Frances mary richardson currer was born shortly after the death of her father, henry richardson currer in 1785. Jun 09, 2015 she was born on 3 march 1785 at eshton hall, near gargrave, in yorkshire, being the posthumous daughter and sole heir of the revd henry richardson 17581784. Eshton hall management company limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. Engraved frontis of dibdin facing title page to vol. It was rich in natural science, topography, antiquities, and history. Yorkshire special collections library university of leeds. The eshton hall archive mainly comprises 19th century financial records but with some diaries and letters of the eshton hall estate, near skipton. I mention to someone who knows the area that im a member of the farnhill and kildwick local history group and sooner or later ill be told of course kildwick hall is. History eshton hall, a country house designed by george webster of kendal for matthew wilson in 18257 was one of the earliest examples of elizabethan revival architecture to be fully realised nationally and is listed grade ii. The entrance hall has similar pilasters, a rosetted frieze and modillion cornice supporting a simple ribbed ceiling. From around 1875 until 1945, kildwick hall, although owned by the wilson family of eshton hall, was home to the brigg family. The catalogue is arranged in a number of classes, including religion, arts, literature and history. Frances received two substantial inheritances which included her grandfathers library.
Three of the sons were unmarried and remained at the hall, and the daughter mary came back to live at the hall when her. A catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer, at eshton hall, craven, yorkshire. William hook, and captain john hall, of the united states ship chesapeake, in the month of january, 18089781403368744, men. Full text of catalogue of the library at eshton hall, in. Eshton hall management company limited officers free. Her books were lodged in a splendid neoelizabethan drawing room there, and her two privately printed catalogues 1820 and 1833 suggest that she coveted her books quite as much as any male bibliomaniac. Miss currer died without issue and her library, by then.
Natural history books in the library of dr richard. The whole southwest side is occupied by the drawing room and library which have two fireplaces to the same design of coupled ionic pilastars, in white and grey marble respectively. This was a condition of a substantial inheritance from sarah currer, the grand daughter of matthew wilson who had built eshton hall. A rare book exhibition celebrates historic contributions. The volume includes engravings of the drawing room and library of eshton hall, which is shown above. The library of frances mary richardson currer adventures in.
Eshton hall is a grade ii listed building in eshton, north yorkshire, england. This was a condition of a substantial inheritance from sarah currer, the grand. A rare book exhibition celebrates historic contributions by. Details of those who died in the two world wars plus rolls of honour listing those who served in the forces. Oxford university and uploaded to the internet archive by user tpb. The yorkshire genealogy history collection the most complete vintage book library available on 2 x dvd 265 books not just the best for quantity but also quality no surplus books added that are not relevant or in foreign languages easily searchable a totally unique and unrivalled collection n. This book, a catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer at eshton hall, by charles j. Brief history of the wilson family virtual war memorial.
Bookseller offers rarity that inspired charlotte bronte and. She was born on 3 march 1785 at eshton hall, near gargrave, in yorkshire, being the posthumous daughter and sole heir of the revd henry richardson 17581784. Hall has 51 books on goodreads with 129296 ratings. To ensure that you have the correct materials needed for your courses and the best returns opportunity if your classes change, seton hall university expects that you acquire your course materials from the seton hall university bookstore.
At the 2011 census the population was less than 100 and is included in the civil parish of flasby with winterburn. During the first decades of the eighteenth century the wealthy yorkshire naturalist richard richardson acquired a large library, particularly strong in natural history, medicine and antiquarianism. Of about 700 books in natural history that he possessed, 425 have been identified. Search the history of over 424 billion web pages on the. The yorkshire collector frances richardson currer owned a magnificent library at eshton hall. The wilson of broomhead collection comprises a huge collection of yorkshire deeds, court rolls and manorial documents assembled by the antiquarian john wilson 17191783. Nov 22, 2014 she died at eshton hall, 28 april 1861, and was buried at gargrave, yorkshire. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us. Eshton hall circa 1800 whitakers history of craven description of the hall from a series of picturesque views of seats of noblemen and gentlemen of great britain and ireland describes the last remodeling of the building by the wilson family. Eshton hall, eshton, north yorkshire history in structure. Currer, frances mary richardson, a catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer, at eshton hall, craven, yorkshire london, 1833 sp coll bd17c.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building. The history of the evangelical churches in the valleys of piemont top results of your surfing the history of the evangelical churches in the valleys of piemont start download portable document format pdf and ebooks electronic books free online rating news 20162017 is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader. Apartment 1, which is the principle apartment at eshton hall, can be accessed either by the ground floor or off the first floor landing. Eshton hall around 1775 whitakers history of craven we have already covered the earlier ownership of the manor of eshton and its hall and can now look at its history after the wilson family came into possession of eshton hall in 1646. Journal of economic education 19692015 books by language journal of autism and developmental disorders 19712014 journal of labor economics 19832011 additional collections journal of evolutionary biochemistry and physiology 19691976 journal of. Flasby hall is a grade ii listed building in flasby with winterburn, north yorkshire, england.
The main block is of two storeys, and five by five bays, but the bays vary greatly in width. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. Currer, frances mary richardson 17851861, book collector, born 3 march 1785, was the posthumous daughter and sole heiress of the rev. To understand the largely 19th and 20th century history of american women book collectors, it is helpful to know the standard by which they were judged. Comparison is made with other natural history libraries, and the eventual fate of richardsons is discussed. The wilson family were associated with eshton hall for over 300 years, from its purchase until its eventual sale to the eshton hall education. By james wright 1684 reprint by wright, james, 164317. Top american libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg biodiversity. The history of the evangelical churches in the valleys of piemont top results of your surfing the history of the evangelical churches in the valleys of piemont start download portable document format pdf and e books electronic books free online rating news 20162017 is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader. Eshton, west riding of yorkshire genealogy heraldry and. Ebook the history of the evangelical churches in the valleys.
Eshton hall management company limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual. Full text of a catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer, at eshton hall. A catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson. Shortly before he died, he had added the surname currer to his own name.
One thought on the library of frances mary richardson currer luke rogers. Eshton hall boarding school 1946 1966 a website with lots of photos of ex pupils and the building. Eshton is a small village and civil parish in the craven district of north yorkshire, england. Henry richardson currer and his wife margaret clive wilson, the only surviving child of mathew wilson of eshton hall. Gargrave house and eshton hall are chief residences. Sable, a demi wolf couped or, gorged with a collar gemel gules, between three open books proper, edged gules, bound and clasped or. Eshton hall stands in one of the most fertile and pleasing situations in craven, on a gentle slope with a foreground of the finest verdure, contrasted with the brown and rugged summits of elso, and on the east a fine trout stream running briskly along a retired and woody valley. Flasby hall, flasby with winterburn, north yorkshire. The library of frances mary richardson currer adventures. Remains of a roman villa, with tessellated pavement were found about half a mile from gargrave village.
Frances mary richardson currer a remarkable bibliophile frances mary richardson currer born in 1785 was the posthumous daughter of rev. Terrace wall of eshton hall, eshton 12082 historic england. Eshton hall school coat of arms crest of eshton hall. Natural history books in the library of dr richard richardson. Gargrave, west riding of yorkshire genealogy heraldry and. Eston hall was inherited by frances mary richardson currer who held a large library. Yorkshire, near the leeds and liverpool canal, 5 miles nw of skipton, and 2 from gargrave station on the m. Eshton, west riding of yorkshire genealogy heraldry and history. Gargrave, west riding of yorkshire genealogy heraldry.
A catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer, at eshton hall, craven, yorkshire, isbn 0461627906, isbn 9780461627909, like new used, free shipping in the us. Apr 30, 2016 frances mary richardson currer, photograph of a portrait by masquerier, 1807. Eshton hall belonged to the bindlosses, and passed to the wilsons. To view the associated costs of course materials, search for the course you want, and click on view books. The doors here and throughout the house have narrow vertical panels. Eshton hall school coat of arms crest of eshton hall school. The history of the evangelical churches in the valleys of. A general view of the agriculture of the north riding of yorkshire. N ow heres a funny thing a history of the music hall by a former conservative prime minister. Her mother, a niece of clive of india, was the only surviving child and heir of matthew wilson of eshton hall. Halls most popular book is textbook of medical physiology. A catalogue of the library collected by miss richardson currer, at eshton hall, craven, yorkshire richardson currer, stewart, charles james on. During this period the estate was in the west riding of yorkshire. Henry richardson 17581784, who, a short time before his death, took the name of currer upon succeeding to the estates of sarah currer after the death of his uncle.
Sir john brigg died 1911 was the liberal mp for keighley. Different members of the family left their stamp on eshton, making changes to the building and its decoration, and. Full text of catalogue of the library at eshton hall, in the. She had always had an interest in books and now she owned her grandfathers extensive and valuable library. Yorkshire special collections library university of. Campbells melange eshton hall, 1880 one kings lane. The history and antiquities of the county of rutland. Earthlight books, independent bookstore in walla walla. A general view of the agriculture of the east riding of yorkshire h. Imperial type, the upper flights supported by two solomonic columns. Frances mary richardson currer a remarkable bibliophile. There was a fair collection of greek and latin classicsthe books were all in choice condition, many with fine bindings. The archives extend chronologically from the late 18th century to 1891.
See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of. Worn and torn at extremities, but good and solid text blocks. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Full text of a catalogue of the library collected by miss. In 2015, north yorkshire county council estimated the population to be 70. A chromolithograph from seats of the noblemen and gentlemen by morris. Search the history of over 411 billion web pages on the internet. She was unfortunately deaf, and although not unsocial, found among books the chief occupation of her life. Currer, frances mary richardson dnb00 wikisource, the. Terrace wall of eshton hall, eshton 12082 historic.
Eshton, west riding of yorkshire historical description. An inventory of the great library of englands first acknowledged female bibliophile, frances mary richardson currer, from eshton hall in yorkshire, attests to the presence, and even preeminence, of women book collectors in the 19th century. She was an extremely accomplished and amiable woman, and had the scholars as well as the collectors love of books. Currer, is a replication of a book originally published before 1833. Fanaticism by the author of natural history of enthusiasm. On a wreath of the colours, a demiwolf or charged on the neck shown on the shoulder with a mullet of six points gules supporting a torch or enflamed proper. Image courtesy of the yorkshire archaeological society. Eshton hall is a large grade ii listed country house, built in 18257 by architect george webster of kendal in an elizabethan revival style for matthew wilson.672 1230 1394 1079 165 1381 1383 511 270 1060 189 812 1352 497 801 1106 918 372 142 290 1151 432 1108 1022 1164 1105 747 310 636 284 313 1420 287 517 1340 536 157 695 215 666 201 1234 255 1109 560 178 683 926 963 1422