CollectionFinancial Papers of William IV
Record TypeFinancial records
TitlePrivy Purse account book, kept by Sir Henry Wheatley for William IV
DateOctober 1833-April 1836
WriterWheatley, Henry, Sir; Keeper of the Privy Purse to William IV and Queen Victoria, 1830 to 1846
DescriptionThis Privy Purse Account Book records the disbursements made to various individuals (rarely specifying the reason of the payment) or institutions (e.g. The Royal Naval Charitable Society; The Ladies Benevolent Society; The London Episcopal Church Society; The Nightly Watch of Windsor). Among the people paid it is worth singling out some of William's children, listed with their own or acquired (in the case of married ladies) titles: Lady Erroll (Elizabeth Hay); Lady Mary Fox; Reverend Augustus FitzClarence; Lord Adolphus FitzClarence; Lord Frederick FitzClarence; George FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster.
Extent1 volume (204 pages)
Physical DescriptionBound volume
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