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Pishey Thompson of Boston, Lincolnshire


Diaries, 1818-1844 Letters and correspondence, 1806-1858 Business papers, 1817-1869 Historical research and papers, 1705-1853 Miscellaneous personal papers, 1767-1867 Papers of the Flower family, [1801-1900]

Related material

'The history and antiquities of Boston : and the villages of Skirbeck, Fishtoft, Freiston, Butterwick, Benington, Leverton, Leake, and Wrangle; comprising the hundred of Skirbeck, in the county of Lincoln' by Pishey Thompson, 1856 (87.8 Lincs: Boston); 'Pishey Thompson : man of two worlds' by Isabel Bailey, 1991 (RR 93.2 Thompson/); 'The American diary and letters of Pishey Thompson, 1 July 1843-6 April 1844' by Lloyd Hughes, 1973 (93.2 Thompson pamphlet)

Admin History

Pishey Thompson emigrated to America in 1819. On his return to England in 1846, Thompson established an agency for tracing claims by emigrants in America to English estates and most of these papers relate to cases of this sort. He was the author 'The History and Antiquities of Boston'