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Twickenham Park House, Seat of Lord Frederick Cavendish, 1795
Miss Frances Webb
1 January 1795
Twickenham Park House
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Lord Frederick Cavendish (1836-1882) was the second son of the Seventh Duke of Devonshire; a Liberal politician and was Chief Secretary for Ireland in May 1882 when he was murdered by Irish Nationalists.
Twickenham House estate was sold in lots in 1805 and became the St. Margaret's area of Twickenham.
This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fascinating and unique illustrated record of the county. The purchase of the collection for Derbyshire Libraries was made possible by the generous bequest of Miss Frances Webb of Whaley Bridge, well known local historian, who died in December 2006.