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Manor Love

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From a family album

These beautiful images have been sent to us from Rear Admiral Michael Gregory, OBE, Lord-Lieutenant for Dunbartonshire. Continue reading

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Gregory Williams at Christ Church, Oxford, 1805-7

We have recently discovered that Gregory Gregory (then known as Gregory Williams) attended Christ Church College, Oxford between 1805 and 1807, aged 19 to 21. His studies included Classical texts with some mathematics, algebra, rhetoric, ethics, and scripture. He went down … Continue reading

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Gregory Gregory Esq. arrives

“Gregory Gregory, Esq. of Hungerton, arrived at his residence near Grantham on Friday week, after a three years’ residence in France and Italy. He is about to commence the erection of a splendid mansion on his estate at Harlaxton, of … Continue reading

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Annual rejoicing of the Manor, 1843

“The twelfth annual rejoicing at the progress of this magnificent building took place on Saturday evening … at the Golden Lion Inn, Harlaxton, where a treat was given by Gregory Gregory, Esq. to the workmen and others employed, amounting to … Continue reading

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Theed’s marble bust of Mr Gregory

In an article in The Grantham Journal dated 1859 the writer gives a detailed recollection of a visit to Harlaxton Manor. At this time the Manor was open to visitors on Mondays “through the kindness of George Gregory, Esq.”. A conspicuous object in … Continue reading

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