Calverley, Lady Julia
|Lady Julia Calverley
|I222 & I223
These images were in an album bought in Scarborough in 1862 by a member of
the Crompton Stansfield family for 24 shillings.
The album contained some
unidentified portraits of family members or friends but these two are of Lady
Julia Calverley (nee Blackett)
Julia Blackett was born in 1688, the eldest daughter of Sir William
Blackett of Newcastle, family seat Wallington Hall.
In 1707 she married Sir
Walter Calverley Lord of the Manor of Yeadon 1691 - 1749.
They resided at Esholt
Hall, she was an acclaimed needlewoman and tapestries she worked can still be
seen at Wallington Hall which is now a National Trust property.
The couple had
one son, Sir Walter Calverley Blackett who inherited the Esholt estate.
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