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Finding Aid for the Pegge Family Papers, 1764-1927
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Description
Samuel Pegge (1704-1796)was a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge (1726), vicar of Godmersham, Kent (1731), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire (1751), and a antiquarian. His son, the younger Samuel Pegge (d. 1800), became a barrister, a groom of his majesty's privy chamber, and one of the esquires of the King's household. He also was an antiquarian and a large contributor to the Gentleman's magazine. The collection consists of manuscripts written, compiled, or collected by Percy William Pegge early in the 20th century. Also includes Survey and valuation of the parish of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester (1837), and photocopies of Hush every rude and vulgar noise, The bloody murder by Mary Jenkins, and Dying speech, with words and music by Samuel Pegge (1733-1800).
Background
Samuel Pegge was born in 1704, a native of Chesterfield, Staffordshire, England; attended St. John's College, Cambridge, of which he became a Fellow in 1726; became vicar of Godmersham, Kent (1731), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire (1751); presented to the living of Whittington (1763); and Preb. of Lincoln (1772); became an antiquarian, publishing occasional sermons, biographical and antiquarian books and tracts, and several hundred papers on antiquities; he died in 1796; his son, the younger Samuel Pegge became a barrister, a groom of his majesty's privy chamber, and one of the esquires of the King's household; he also was an antiquarian, and a large contributor to the Gentleman's magazine; these included a life of his father; he died in 1800.
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1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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