Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)KWH/B/18
TitleNineteenth century manuscripts
Extent542 items
Date19th century
DescriptionMiscellaneous collection of letters and other manuscripts

A number of the items are letters sent to George Lovejoy (1808-1883); he established the Southern Counties Library (known as Lovejoy's Library); also supported the setting up of a free library in the town; member of the Temperance Movement and the Peace Society and supported the abolition of capital punishment: see (accessed April 2017)

Numbers 477-479 not used; many more 19th century items are included in section KWH/Q.
Access StatusOpen


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