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Scholes Monahan Archive
This family archive mostly covers the period of the 20th century, collected by Ruth Monahan. Material relates to Ruth's life and family history: both the Monahans (her father) and the Scholes' (her mother). Members of the family were of the Methodist faith, and some carried out missionary work. Ruth travelled widely and recorded her experiences through diaries and photographs. The family was based in Yorkshire and Lancashire
  • SMN/FP

    Scholes Monahan Family History Papers Subfonds

    c1856-1988
    Papers relating to the Scholes and Monahan families collected by Ruth Monahan.

    These papers were either produced or collected by Ruth and relate to her mother Katherine (nee Scholes) and father's (Alexander Monahan) families. There are larger collections for her parents and notable papers relating to her uncles including E.F.P Scholes (SMN/FP/3/1) who undertook missionary work in China.

    Several copies of the family tree can be found in (SMN/FP/1)
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  • SMN/RM

    Ruth Monahan Personal Papers Subfonds

    1890s-2005
    Personal papers belonging to Ruth Monahan, including correspondence, material relating to holidays, photographs of friends and family and the Methodist Church. Material collected by Ruth about her family history can be found in SMN/FP/1

    Ruth was born in Leeds in 1923 to A. J. Monahan (SMN/FP/2/1) and Katherine Monahan (formerly Scholes) (SMN/FP/2/3)
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