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'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's daughter'

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MS. Don. d. 215
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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.

Includes:
  1. (fols. 4-89) 'Redditch days', 14 stories
  2. (fols. 90-104) 'Lyonshall days', four stories
  3. (fols. 105-57) 'Marsh stories', 11 stories
  4. (fols. 158-65) 'Nechells days', one story
  5. (fol. 166) 'Heathenish Practices', counting games
  6. (fols. 167-9) 'A thankful, happy Christmas'
  7. (fols. 170-2) 'The fragments that remain'
  8. (fols. 173-5) 'Upper Berwick'
  9. (fols. 176-180) 'One day at Margate'

Dates

  • 1920s

Extent

180 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark:

MS. Don. d. 215

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9731

Abstract

'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.
Title
'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's daughter'
Status
Published
Author
Margaret Czepiel
Date
2014
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom