Monthly Archives : December 2018
  • Dickson Archer & Thorp 06/12/2018

    Dickson, Archer & Thorp was a solicitor’s practice set up in the late 18th Century in Alnwick. The practice had a wide client base from families with modest means to county families and the Dukes of Northumberland and the firm also dealt with criminal trials and provided advice to bodies such as the Overseers of the Poor. After the last partner, Reginald Thorp, died in 2003, over 400 archive boxes of documents were auctioned and Northumberland Archives was able to purchase the collection with grant funding.

    Sue Wood, the head of collections at Northumberland Archives (Woodhorn) will be giving a talk on their Dickson, Archer...

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