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Papers of Sir Robert Strange, the engraver, and his brother-in-law, Andrew Lumisden, secretary to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, encompassing the period from the '45 Rebellion to the early 19th century, with some earlier family documents and later genealogical material.

Identifier: MSS.14253-14269


  • Creation: 1655-1955, undated.

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17 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.14253-14259. Strange family Papers. MSS.14260-14265. Lumisden Papers. MSS.14266-14268. Miscellaneous Jacobite papers. MS.14269. Miscellaneous correspondence.

Custodial History

MSS.14260-14262, 14263 (part), 14266, 14269 (part), presented, 1969, by Mrs G E Beck, Farnham, Surrey; the rest, presented, 1974, by Mrs I F Westlake, Farnham.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1969, 1974.

Related Materials

For charters taken from these papers, see Ch.10674-10683.

For additional material relating to Lumisden and Strange, see MSS.2898-2902.


The collection was fairly extensively used by James Dennistoun of Dennistoun for his ‘Memoirs of Sir Robert Strange and ... Andrew Lumisden’, 2 volumes (London, 1855).
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