A collection related to the Leigh
family of Adlestrop, England; it includes correspondence, documents, poems, transcriptions,
and genealogical material.
The Leigh family, descended from Sir Thomas Leigh, Lord Mayor of London for Queen Elizabeth
I, were a long-established family in Adlestrop in Gloucestershire. They were connected by
marriage to many other wealthy families in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, including the
Dukes of Chandos and the Austens; the Leighs of Adlestrop were Jane Austen's maternal
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