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Scrope left his papers to his nephew, Hugh Hammersley, but the Hammersley family no longer has them. See reference in the C. E. P. Thomson list.

Genealogical material on the family of Scrope, including one volume of notes by Poulett Scrope. BL Add. MSS. 28205-28213.

A ten-page memorandum on parochial assessments, 1861. NLW, Harpton Court papers, 3689.


EDWIN CHADWICK, nine letters, 1837-1859. Chadwick papers, UCL

JAMES DAVID FORBES, four letters, 1847-1858. Forbes papers, St Andrews UL

WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, four letters, 1867-1874. BL Add. MSS. 44412-44442.

HENRY GEORGE GREY, 3rd Earl Grey, four letters, 1831. Grey of Howick papers, Durham DP

SIR CHARLES LYELL, two letters, 1859-1872. American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia.

SIR ROBERT PEEL, three letters, 1838-1849. BL Add. MSS. 40425-40G02.

LORD JOHN RUSSELL, 1st Earl Russell, two items, 1848. Russell papers, PRO

HENRY JOHN TEMPLE, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, two letters, 1841-1848. Broadlands papers, NRA 12889.

Printed Material

New Palgrave; ODNB; Boase III 465; ESS XIII 610.

Portraits: Geological Magazine (1870) 193; Archibald Geikie,

Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison , 2 vols. ( London, 1875).