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Finding Aid for the Pegge Family Papers, 1764-1927
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pegge Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1764-1927
    Collection number: 546
    Creator: Pegge Family
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Samuel Pegge (1704-1796)was a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge (1726), vicar of Godmersham, Kent (1731), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire (1751), and a antiquarian. His son, the younger Samuel Pegge (d. 1800), became a barrister, a groom of his majesty's privy chamber, and one of the esquires of the King's household. He also was an antiquarian and a large contributor to the Gentleman's magazine. The collection consists of manuscripts written, compiled, or collected by Percy William Pegge early in the 20th century. Also includes Survey and valuation of the parish of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester (1837), and photocopies of Hush every rude and vulgar noise, The bloody murder by Mary Jenkins, and Dying speech, with words and music by Samuel Pegge (1733-1800).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Pegge Family Papers (Collection 546). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233566 

    Biography

    Samuel Pegge was born in 1704, a native of Chesterfield, Staffordshire, England; attended St. John's College, Cambridge, of which he became a Fellow in 1726; became vicar of Godmersham, Kent (1731), rector of Whittington, Staffordshire (1751); presented to the living of Whittington (1763); and Preb. of Lincoln (1772); became an antiquarian, publishing occasional sermons, biographical and antiquarian books and tracts, and several hundred papers on antiquities; he died in 1796; his son, the younger Samuel Pegge became a barrister, a groom of his majesty's privy chamber, and one of the esquires of the King's household; he also was an antiquarian, and a large contributor to the Gentleman's magazine; these included a life of his father; he died in 1800.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts written, compiled, or collected by Percy William Pegge early in the 20th century. Includes An account of the family of Baker, of Barlestone in the County of Leicester; Pegge of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester; The Reverend Samuel Pegge; A short account of Katherine Pegge, 1630-1678, and Earl of Plymouth, her son 1657-1680; and Abstracts of various deeds and other documents showing the title of the family of Pegge to various lands... . Also includes Survey and valuation of the parish of Stoney Stanton in the County of Leicester (1837), and photocopies of, Hush every rude and vulgar noise; The bloody murder by Mary Jenkins; Dying speech, with words and music by Samuel Pegge (1733-1800).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Pegge family--Archives.
    Pegge, Percy William--Archives.
    Pegge, Samuel, 1733-1800.