Finding Aid for the Pegge Family Papers, 1764-1927

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Finding Aid for the Pegge Family Papers, 1764-1927

Collection number: 546

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, 13 July 1971
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pegge Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1764-1927
Collection number: 546
Creator: Pegge Family
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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).
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pegge Family Papers (Collection 546). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts written, compiled, or collected by Percy William Pegge early in the 20th century. Includes An account of the family of Baker, of Barlestone in the County of Leicester; Pegge of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester; The Reverend Samuel Pegge; A short account of Katherine Pegge, 1630-1678, and Earl of Plymouth, her son 1657-1680; and Abstracts of various deeds and other documents showing the title of the family of Pegge to various lands... . 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; Dying speech, with words and music by Samuel Pegge (1733-1800).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Pegge family--Archives.
Pegge, Percy William--Archives.
Pegge, Samuel, 1733-1800.


Container List

Box 1

An account of the family of Baker, of Barlestone in the County of Leicester. 1923.

Creator/Collector: Peggy, Percy William, compiler
Physical Description: Bound in buff lines.

Scope and Content Note

[Included in this volume is a sermon in the handwriting of the Reverend Thomas Baker, 1725-1778, 15pp.].
Box 1

Abstracts of various deeds and other documents shewing the title of the family of Pegge to various lands and hereditaments situate in the Parish of Stoney Stanton in the County of Inicester. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Peggy, Percy William, compiler
Physical Description: Bound in half brown morocco and tan cloth. Binder's title: Title of Pegge to land at Stoney Stanton. 1906.
Box 1

Pegge of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester. 1923.

Creator/Collector: Peggy, Percy William
Physical Description: Bound in blue cloth.
Box 1

The Reverend Samuel Pegge, M.A.; L.L.D.; F.S.A., 1927.

Creator/Collector: Peggy, Percy William, compiler
Physical Description: Bound in black cloth. Binder's title: Account of Reverend Samuel Pegge and his sermons.
Box 1

A short account of Katharine Pegge, 1630-1678, and Earl of Paymouth, her son, 1657-1680. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Peggy, Percy William
Physical Description: Bound in black cloth. Binder's title: Life of Katharine Pegge.
Box 1

Hush every rude and vulgar noise, and The bloody murder by Mary Jenkins, and dying speech [Words and music]. Photostats of the Samuel Pegge manuscripts in the British Museum.

Creator/Collector: Pegge, Samuel, 1733-1800
Physical Description: Bound in red linen. Binder's title: Samuel Pegge. Glees.
Box 1

Survey and valuation of the parish of Money Stanton in the county of Leicester. 1837.

Creator/Collector: Stoney Stanton, Leicester
Physical Description: Bound in buff linen. Binder's title: Stoney Stanton and Higham - Leicester.

Scope and Content Note

[Contains references to William and John Pegge] Bound with this are 3 printed items: a Parliamentary act for enclosing lands, 1764; and act for repairing roads, 1822; and an act for confirming an ancient enclosure of the common fields, n.d., but between 1801 and 1821. All of these items refer to members of the Pegge family.