This data will soon be incorporated into Discovery, the only place to access descriptions of records held by The National Archives and thousands of archives around the UK.

Visit the beta site now to see how this will work - we are still testing and developing it, so expect to see some changes on subsequent visits. Find out more about how and why we're making this change.

Person Details

Amherst, William Pitt (1773-1857) 1st Earl Amherst

GB/NNAF/P126658   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P526)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1773-1854: corresp and papers
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur F 140
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 28585
Scopec1816-28: misc papers rel to India
RepositoryNottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
Record ReferenceNe link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 7411 Pelham
Scopemisc papers
RepositoryKent History and Library Centre
Record ReferenceU1350 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15261
Scope1823-28: corresp and papers rel to India
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceHome misc series
Scope1816-17: journals (5 vols)
Repository Unknown Location
Other referencesee HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
Scope1815: letters (17) to his wife
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur B 363
Other referencesee Annual report 1981
Scope1811-12: corresp with Lord William Bentinck (12 items)
RepositoryNottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
Record ReferencePwJd220-32 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
Scope1808-27: corresp with Lord Morley
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 48224-25
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 4148 Parker
Scope1824-28: letters to Sir Thomas Munro
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur F 151
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 27541
Scope1822-45: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 40352-88, 40560 passim
Scope1826: letters to Sir GA Robinson
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur F 142
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 27534
Scopecorresp with Lady Sarah Williams-Hay
RepositoryClaydon House Trust
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 21959 Verney

Where reference is made to an NRA number, a catalogue is filed in the National Register of Archives and you can consult it at The National Archives.
For opening times see the Visit us section.

Back