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Additional family papers, 1802-1942

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Dep. c. 972/1

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Comprising:
  1. lock of Maria Edgeworth's hair, contained in a small cardboard box with a note saying 'Maria E.'s hair for Harriet Butler, June 1832'
  2. Phillips and Beddoes family tree (paper watermarked 1860)
  3. printed article on 'Thomas Lovell Beddoes' by T.F. Kelsall [p.51-80 of the Fortnightly Review, Jul 1872], inscribed 'For Miss Zoe King with T.F. Kelsall's very friendly regards'
  4. 'New Nonsense Book: Manners and Customs of Salop' by 'A.E.B.': manuscript limericks written by Anna Beddoes [possibly Thomas Lovell Beddoes's sister Anna Francis Emily] with drawings by A.S.H. [possibly Ann Hoggins], n.d.
  5. manuscript transcription of 'The Last Hours of Louis XVI', extracted from a manuscript written by L'Abbé Edgeworth de Firmont [Henry Essex Edgeworth] 'preserved in the British Museum', 19th century
  6. 'Frocester, the Organ and some Conversations with L. and G. Beard': manuscript booklet giving an account of the history of the Frocester church organ and details from conversations with Lydia and George [Beard], 1859-1868
  7. box of letters and photographs [items now removed from box and foldered], 1802-1942, including: photographs of C.C. Beddoes, Rev. Dr John Josias Blandford, Anna Beddoes, Alice Blandford, Henry W. Beddoes, Florence de Watteville [née Beddoes], and John Graham Clark; sheet of paper with 'Answers of Mrs. Edgeworth's and Mrs. Beddoes' children when they were asked what is the difference between obstinacy and resolution', 5 Sep 1811; manuscript booklet on 'Heraldry', Trim, 21 Nov 1860, with watercolours of various heraldic shields; and manuscript booklet entitled 'Leonard's Coming of Age', 20 Oct 1862, addressed to 'Dearest Zoe' by Cecilia Charlotte Beddoes, giving an account of the coming of age festivities for Leonard John Graham Clarke, only child of J.A. Graham Clarke of the Manor House, Frocester.

Dates

  • 1802-1942

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

Dep. c. 972/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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