'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's daughter'
MS. Don. d. 215
Held in our offsite storage facility
Memoirs of Margaret Milward, daughter of Rev. Henry Charles Milward, recording events between 1860s and 1890s in places where the Milward family lived. The text was compiled by the author's great-niece, Margaret Milward, in the 1920s, who then typed it unaltered and bound in a cloth-covered volume in 1995.
- (fols. 4-89) 'Redditch days', 14 stories
- (fols. 90-104) 'Lyonshall days', four stories
- (fols. 105-57) 'Marsh stories', 11 stories
- (fols. 158-65) 'Nechells days', one story
- (fol. 166) 'Heathenish Practices', counting games
- (fols. 167-9) 'A thankful, happy Christmas'
- (fols. 170-2) 'The fragments that remain'
- (fols. 173-5) 'Upper Berwick'
- (fols. 176-180) 'One day at Margate'
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MS. Don. d. 215
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9731
'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's daughter'.
Biographical / Historical
Margaret Emma Milward (born 1859?) devoted practically all her life to her family, caring for her mother Margaret (née Wilkinson, 1833-1894), then her father (Henry Charles, 1832-1896) and, after the death of her sister-in-law Janet (née Rutherford), three children of her brother (Charles Amherst Milward, born 1857?), merchant marine and British Consul in Punta Arenas.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Joan Wright through the Friends of the Bodleian, Mar 2014.
- 'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's daughter'
- Margaret Czepiel
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