Papers of the Sykes family of Sledmere


Related Material

Related Material:

Other papers of the Sykes family are at U DSY

Estate papers of Joseph Sykes of Kirk Ella [U DDKE]

From Miscellaneous Purchased Collections [U DP166/48, 50, 52, 77-80]

From Miscellaneous Local History Collection [U DDX/31/49-98]

From the Papers of Crust Todd and Mills Solicitors [U DDCV/20/4; U DDCV/87/2; U DDCV/109/73-74; U DDCV/114/6; U DDCV/123/18; U DDCV/131/16-21; U DDCV/133/22-28; U DDCV/150/19; U DDCV/154/65; U DDCV/204/15; U DDCV(2)/32/47, 60; U DDCV(2)/79/2]

From the Papers of the Duesbery Family [U DDDU/11]

From the Papers of the Constable Maxwell Family [U DDEV/9/220]

From the Papers of the Fawsitt Family [U DDFF/1/30]

From the Papers of John Lockwood [U DDJL/3/33]

From the Papers of the Lloyd-Greame Family [U DDLG/19/1]

From the Papers of Kenneth A MacMahon [U DDMM/28/2]

Other repositories:

Add MS 37236, British Library

DDX31, East Riding of Yorkshire Archive Service

MS 729, West Yorkshire Archive Service Leeds

Atkinson Brierley papers, Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York

FO800, The National Archives

Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford

Correspondence of Lord Hardinge, Cambridge University Library

Correspondence with Aubrey Herbert [DD/HER/1-92], Somerset Archive and Record Office

Correspondence with Philip Kerr [GD40], Scottish Record Office

Some correspondence privately held by Christopher York, Long Marston

Publication Notes:
Adelson, Roger, Mark Sykes: portrait of an amateur (1975)
Alec-Smith, R A, 'Obit. Sir Richard Tatton Sykes', The Georgian Society for East Yorkshire, 5 (1978)
Capern, Amanda L, 'Mark Sykes, Winston Churchill and the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915', Historical Research, vol 71 no 174, pp 108-118, Feb 1998
Cornforth, John, Sledmere House
Dictionary of National Biography
English, Barbara, The great landowners of East Yorkshire 1530-1910 (1990)
English, Barbara, 'On the eve of the great depression: the economy of the Sledmere estate 1869-1878', Business history, 24 (1982)
Fairfax-Blakeborough, J, Sykes of Sledmere: the record of a sporting family and famous stud (1929)
Foster, Joseph, Pedigrees of the county families of Yorkshire, 3 vols (1874-5)
Hobson, J S, 'Sledmere and the Sykes family' (BA dissertation, Hull School of Architecture, 1978)
Jackson, Gordon, Hull in the eighteenth century: a study in economic and social history (1972)
Kay, Ernest, Great men of Yorkshire (East Riding) (1956)
Legard, James Digby, The Legards of Anlaby and Ganton: their neighbours and neighbourhood (1926)
Leslie, Shane, Mark Sykes: his life and letters (1923)
Leslie, Shane, Salutation to five (1951)
Namier, Lewis & Brooke, John, The house of commons 1754-1790, 2 vols (1964)
Noakes, Aubrey, 'Memories of Sir Tatton Sykes', Country Life, 114, 2956 (1953)
Pevsner, Nikolaus & Neave, David, The buildings of England: York and the East Riding (1995)
Popham, John, 'Sir Christopher Sykes at Sledmere I & II', Country Life (1986)
Roebuck, Peter, Yorkshire baronets 1640-1760 (1980)
Ross, F, Celebrities of the Yorkshire wolds (1878)
Syme, J Stuart, 'Sledmere Hall', York Georgian Society (1947-8)
Sykes, Christina Anne Jessica, Side lights on the war in South Africa (1900)
Sykes, Christopher Hugh, Four studies in loyalty (1946)
Sykes, Christopher Simon, The visitors' book (1978)
Sykes, Christopher Simon, The Big House: the story of a country house and its family (2004)
Sykes, Mark, The caliph's last heritage (1915)
Sykes, Mark, The commercial future of Baghdad (1917)
Sykes, Mark, Dar-ul-Islam (1904)
Sykes, Mark, Through five Turkish provinces (1900)
Ward, J T, East Yorkshire landed estates in the nineteenth century (1967)