Artist: [Sir] William R Clayton

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Cambridge University


Sir Willaim Clayton served in the Royal Buckinghamshire Militia. He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Clayton of Marden in the County of Surrey in 1866. Sir William, who lived at Harleyford near Marlow in Buckinghamshire held a number of public offices in several counties.

The Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies has a copy of Extracts from Sir William Clayton’s Journal 1861 to 1914, privately printed by George Sherwood, London in 1921. This volume contains two further watercolours and a pen and ink drawing by Sir William.

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