Extracts from the thesis regarding the history of the manufacture of synthesised ultramarine and “smalts”
Notes on the family history with a family tree. Brief details of the start of the company and of the manufacture of “artificial” ultramarine. Reckitt and Coleman was formed in 1938.
Letter written by Basil Reckitt, grandson of Francis Reckitt, recalling his visit to see him at Butlers Court. Francis as the son of Isaac Reckitt, founder of Reckitt & Sons Ltd. He left the business to his brother, Sir James Reckitt, to carry on the business in Hull
Letter from Sybille Devlin to Pat Butler to confirm Francis Reckitt J.P. lived at Caen Wood Towers, Hampstead Lane in 1890 and is mentioned as a J.P. at Finsbury Magistrates court.
Three letters regarding Reckitts Blue patent rights. An attachment lists the patents registered from 1855-1928
Collection of letters, notes,, photographs, newspaper cuttings etc. relating to the Reckitts family of Butlers Court
Situated in Taplow Village at the site of an Anglo Saxon settlements. Burial mounds exist from 590-610AD. Details are given of the building in 1751 until the present day. The MP Grenfells, Pascoe bought Taplow House in 1794. Leaflet reveals Taplow House gifted by James 1st to the first governor of Virginia, ,Mr Hampson. many ...
Letter relating to whereabouts of grave including french translation Includes postcard with address on.
From Bucks Free Press 1941
Notes from R D Malden (Bob) re research on who the french were and causes of death. Includes map of Brookwood military cemetery where some (18) of the french were buried – the others (11)were repatriated to France. They were originally buried a Beaconsfield. 29 of 34 have been identified and listed – includes date ...