Layard

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

Size:

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.

Events

6th International Huguenot Conference 2015
The conference, from 9-11 September, based in London, explores Huguenot networks in Europe 1550-1800.
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Huguenot Threads
A series of exciting events in and around Spitalfields in London, from 9-20 July 2014. For full details see the programme on the Huguenots of Spitalfields website. 

Huguenot Heritage Centre, Rochester

You are invited to an update briefing and tour on Friday 18 July 2014. For full details click here.

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