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Add. MS a/669 · Item · c 1823-1862
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Two locks of Arthur Henry Hallam's hair, each in separate paper wrapping, one taken when he was 'about 12 years old' and another on 'Sept. 15 1833' [the day of his death].

Lock of Eleanor Hallam's hair, in wrapping previously containing prescription for her from E. Briggs, Chemist & Druggist, 48 Wigmore St., dated 18 Feb 1834. Three further locks of Eleanor Hallam's hair, each in separate paper wrappings, labelled: 'Ellen's hair when six years old'; 'Ellen's hair. Oct. 5th 1836' (this wrapper also labelled 'Henry Hallam Esq., 25 York Crescent', and tied with black ribbon); and 'Ellen, June 15th 1837 [the day of her death]'.

Lock of hair of Julia Hallam, afterwards Lennard, in paper wrapper labelled 'Ju's hair Febr[uar]y 1839'

Six locks of hair of Henry Fitzmaurice Hallam, each in separate paper wrapping, labelled: 'Harry's hair May 1834'; 'Harry's hair October 15th 1836'; 'Harry's hair Sept 16th 1837'; 'Harry's hair July 1838', 'Harry's hair Jan[ua]ry 1839'; and 'Harry's hair May 21 1840'

Blue paper wrapper labelled 'Juie [?] and Harry's hair', 'when quite young' added perhaps at a different time. Containing one lock of hair belonging to Julia Maria Frances Cator, afterwards Lennard, taken in Jul 1859 when she was six years old; also two locks of hair belonging to Henry Arthur Hallam Farnaby Cator, afterwards Lennard, one labelled 'Harry's hair' and one 'Harry's hair 1862'.

Three further unidentified locks of hair, each in paper wrapping, one labelled 'For my sister'.

Hallam, Julia Maria (d 1840), née Elton, wife of Henry Hallam