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Conroy Collection: Bibliography

The following works provide useful background to the various facets of the Conroy Papers. Some of them are based in part on the collection, but it should be borne in mind that anyone visiting Balliol to consult it before 1975 would have seen only the material now coded 9A-C and 10. The rest was until then still in the care of the Palmer family, and only DM Stuart seems to have known about it and had access to it.

N Alexander. 'Arborfield,' in Victoria County History, Berkshire III, 1923, p.200.

DM Ashdown. Queen Victoria's Mother. 1974.

A Aspinall (ed). The Letters of King George IV 1812-1830. 3 vols, 1938.

O Chadwick. The Victorian Church, I (3rd ed 1971) and II (2nd ed 1972).

J Caird. English Architecture in 1850-1851. With a new introduction by GE Mingay, 2nd ed 1968 (for a discussion of the 1st Baronet's farming methods at Arborfield.)

SEPARATA - Conroy. A collection of the 3rd Baronet's scientific offprints, prefaced with a brief memoir by AV Harcourt, Balliol Colege Library, 81.e.10/7.

R Fulford. Royal Dukes. The Father and Uncles of Queen Victoria. 1933.

C Hibbert. Queen Victoria in her Letters and Journals. 1984.

K Hudson. A Royal Conflict: Sir John Conroy and the Young Victoria. 1994.

JH Jones. 'A Contested Mastership.' Balliol College Record. 1977, p49.

JH Jones. 'The Development of Holywell between 1700 and 1900.' Top. Oxon. 1978, p.9.

JH Jones. The Archives of Balliol College Oxford. 1984.

JH Jones. Balliol College: A History 1263 - 1939. 2nd ed rev. 2006.

MC King. 'The Course of Chemical Change: the Life and Times of Augustus Vernon Harcourt (1834-1919.' Ambix 1984, 31, 16.

WJ Lewis. Lead Mining in Wales. 1967.

E Longford. Victoria RI 1964.

AHT Robb-Smith. A Short History of the Radcliffe Infirmary. 1970.

TWM Smith. 'The Balliol -Trinity Laboratories' in Balliol Studies, ed JM Prest, 1982.

DM Stuart. The Mother of Victoria. A Period Piece. 1942.

S Weintraub. Victoria. Biography of a Queen. 1987.

R Williams. 'A History of the Parish of Llanbrynmair.' Published in five parts, in Collections... relating to Montgomeryshire: XIX (1886) pp103-112, 307-50; XXI (1887) 71-88; XXII (1888) 307-328; XXIII (1889) 261-288.

C Woodham-Smith. Queen Victoria. Her Life and Times. Vol. 1. 1819-1861. 1972.

- Katherine Hudson & John Jones


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