The Layards were a distinguished Huguenot family including two members with entries in the Dictionary of National Biography (Sir Austen Henry Layard and Daniel Peter Layard). The papers are concerned primarily with Sir Austen Henry's father and brother.

Reference: F.La 1-10

Date Coverage: C18th and C19th

Geographical Coverage: England and France

Collection type: agreements, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, notes, pictures

Collection content: genealogical


Related material: None

Restrictions on access: None

The collection is catalogued and described in: "Huguenot Manuscripts: a descriptive catalogue of the remaining manuscripts in the Huguenot Library", compiled by I. E. Gray, (Quarto Series vol. 56), London: Huguenot Society of London, 1983.


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