Reference1390
LevelCollection
TitleSTORY MASKELYNE AND ARNOLD-FORSTER OF PURTON AND BASSETT DOWN
DescriptionBassett Down Estate, Lydiard Tregoze and Purton and Salthrop estate, Wroughton.

Margaret, the daughter of Nevil Maskelyne, Astronomer Royal, of Purton, married Anthony Mervin Story of Bassett Down in 1819, and the family took the name Story Maskelyne.

Mary Story Maskelyne married HO Arnold-Forster, Secretary for War (1903-1906).

Papers of Nevil Maskelyne and HO Arnold-Forster are found in this collection.
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