Francis Henry Cripps-Day, Papers

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Francis Henry Cripps-Day, Papers

Francis Henry Cripps-Day, Papers


1864 - c 1945






6 larges boxes, 10 boxes, 135 volumes

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Administrative / Biographical History

Francis Henry Cripps Day was the second son of William Henry Day, M.D., of Holly Hill, Meopham in Kent and Stratton St Margarets in Wiltshire, and Emma, elder daughter of William Cripps Kitchener, of Newmarket in Suffolk. He was educated at the High School of Newcastle under Lyme and Christ's College, Cambridge, where he was admitted 12 April 1882, took his B.A. in 1885, and his M.A. in 1889. A second lieutenant in the 21st Hussars, in 1887, and a Lieutenant in 1889, he resigned his commission in 1890. He was admitted to the Middle Temple, called to the bar in 1894, and practiced on the Oxford circuit. He assumed the additional name and arms of Cripps 3 July 1886. In 1891 he married Martha Inez, daughter of George Maurice de Klopka, of Hungary. His library was sold at Sotheby's 15 February 1932 and 1 July 1938.