William Rattray of Downie Park

William Rattray of Downie Park

By Ellen Filor Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in May 2013. The case study was last checked by the…

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Casket Case Study: The Fraser family: living between Britain and India

Casket Case Study: The Fraser family: living between Britain and India

The casket was donated to the British Museum by Col. Henry Fraser in 1904 and the references in the documents allow us to trace its…

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Warfield Park Case Study: A New Generation

Warfield Park Case Study: A New Generation

In 1819, when John and Margaret Benn-Walsh’s son John came of age, John Walsh’s will ensured that he inherited all the properties that John and…

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Englefield House Case Study: Lady Margaret Clive at Englefield House (1780s)

Englefield House Case Study: Lady Margaret Clive at Englefield House (1780s)

It seems that Richard Benyon did not recommend Lady Clive, but rather that she came under recommendation from others. Nathaniel Wrighte described to Benyon how…

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