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The Papers of the Ford-Brown families

Title The Papers of the Ford-Brown families
Reference GBR/0272/PP/FB
Creator Ford-Brown families
Covering Dates 1787–1995
Extent and Medium 3 boxes and 1 shelf; paper
Repository King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
Content and context

The Ford-Brown families were the maternal ancestors of John Maynard Keynes.

This collection contains books, note-books, diaries and papers mainly of three Congregational ministers, David Ford (1763-1836), his son, David Everard Ford (1797-1875) and John Brown (1830-1922) who married Ada Haydon Ford, the daughter of David Everard Ford. It also includes the papers of John Neville Brown (1904-1995) who was the grandson of John and Ada Brown. In addition, John Neville Brown was the first cousin of John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) whose papers are held in the Archive Centre.

The Ford-Brown papers were presented to King's College Library by Milo Keynes, John Maynard Keynes' nephew, in December 1995.

Access and Use

Please cite as King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, The Papers of the Ford-Brown families, FB

Further information

For biographical details including a family tree, the reader is referred to the following published work which is available in the Archive Centre:

J. Neville Brown 'Dissenting Forbears: The Maternal Ancestors of J. M. Keynes', Phillimore: Chichester, 1988.

This catalogue was compiled in June 1996.

Index Terms
Brown, John (1830-1922) Congregational minister
Ford, David (1763-1836) Congregational minister
Ford, David Everard (1797-1875) Congregational minister
King's/PP/FB contains:
1 The papers of David Ford (1763-1836).
Creator: Ford, David.
4 volumes; paper.
1787–1835
2 The papers of David Everard Ford (1797-1875).
Creator: Ford, David Everard.
Approximately 1/2 box and 1 shelf; paper.
1816–1977
3 The papers of Jane Elizabeth Ford (1809-1890).
Creator: Ford, Jane Elizabeth.
1 volume; paper.
1875
4 The papers of John Brown (1830-1922).
Creator: Brown, John.
2 volumes; paper.
1910–1914
5 The papers of Ada Haydon Brown (1837-1929).
Creator: Brown, Ada Haydon.
2 volumes; paper.
1883
6 The papers of Walter Langdon-Brown (1870-1946).
Creator: Brown, Walter Langdon.
1 volume; paper.
1939
7 The papers of Everard Kenneth Langdon-Brown (1879-1958).
Creator: Langdon-Brown, Everard Kenneth.
2 envelopes; paper.
1930
8 The papers of John Neville Brown (1904-1995).
Creator: Brown, John Neville.
21 envelopes; paper.
1776–1895

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