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Pease, Edward Lloyd, 1861-1934

 Person

Edward Lloyd Pease: (1861-1934): Son of Henry Pease. Educated at Cambridge, where he was a strong athlete (primarily in rowing). Travelled around the world, visiting America, Australia, and Europe, before settling down to a business career back in Durham County. Avid hunter, became director of several family business concerns in the Durham area. Married in 1890 to Helen Blanche Pease, a somewhat distant cousin. They have Mary Cecelia Pease (1892-1975).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Examination books, 1869-1872

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Call Number: MSS 6, Series II
Scope and Contents: Contains academic examination papers for Edward Lloyd Pease, the son of Henry Pease. Dating from 1869-1872, when Edward was between the ages of eight and eleven, the items evidence evaluation in composition, history, religion, and mathematics. All writing is done in pen and black ink, although an instructor (an Algernon C.P. Coote) has made comments in purple ink in the 1872 test booklet. The instructor notes particularly that Edward should not “write about things…not in the question.” The...
Dates: 1869-1872

Pease family collection of sketchbooks and exercise books

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 6
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks and exercise books belonging to the Pease family of Durham and Yorkshire Counties, England. The Peases were part of an important network of Quaker industrialists in the northeast of England, and established the nation's first railroad in 1825. Items in the collection date from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1814-1909

Science exercise book, 1876

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 17
Call Number: MSS 6, Series II
Scope and Contents: Contains notes on zoology, geology, arithmetic, and engineering, by Edward Lloyd Pease, who was about fifteen years old at the time of the lessons recorded in it. Some of Edward's essays include illustrations of mechanical objects. Writing is in graphite or pen and black ink. It is possible that this schoolbook was used while Edward was at Oliver’s Mount School, where he is listed on an 1874 roster. However, no instructor comments appear. A rather fanciful and spirited inscription by Edward ...
Dates: 1876