Ref NoDM1398
Alt Ref NoDM1466
TitleGoldney Family Papers
DescriptionThis collection consists of the papers of the Goldney family. They show the history of the family, the social history of Bristol, the involvement of Gabriel Goldney with the Bristol Volunteer Infantry, their mercantile interests and the acquisition and development of their properties, particularly the Goldney garden in Clifton, Bristol. These papers detail the history of the Goldney family over three centuries including the development of their house and garden in Clifton, Bristol, represented in terms of legal papers, private correspondence and notes.

DM 1398 consists of 5 boxes, and DM 1466 of 1 box.

Box A contains correspondence, legal material and other papers including a songbook (1716), dated between 1681-1851.
Box B contains leases, conveyances and deeds for the Goldney family's property in Small Street, Bristol, dated between 1688-1789.
Box C contains family papers and correspondence, dated between 1603-1899.
Box D contains varied papers, including court documents of Quaker testimony, dated between 1708-1933.
Box E contains family and legal papers, dated between 1707-1806.

Typescript catalogue put on Calm, Feb. 2020

Access Points (Library of Congress Subject Headings): Gardens--Design--Great Britain History--(18th century); Quakers--Great Britain History--(17th century);
Quakers--Great Britain History--(18th century); Goldney,Thomas.(1620-1694) Merchant of Bristol; Goldney,Gabriel.(1813-1900) Sir 1st Baronet MP for Chippenham; Goldney,Thomas.(1664-1731) Merchant of Bristol; Goldney, Thomas.(1696-1768) Merchant of Bristol; Goldney family; University of Bristol--Goldney Hall; Clifton (Bristol, England)
Related MaterialSee DM 1910 - Plans of Goldney House, University of Bristol, 1865-1933.See also DM 1911, Section 3 - Papers and legal documents regarding Goldney House from 1738-2001. Goldney House became a University of Bristol hall of residence in 1956.
Extent5 Archive boxes

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