The scrapbook contains a variety of material, mainly extracted from other sources but includingsome original work. It includes:
Sketches in pencil and pen by 'SF' and 'E. China', of: the Old Seven Stars Inn, the Vicarage, theChurch and Standon School in Standon, Staffordshire; Sneinton Castle, Nottinghamshire; Weston CoyneyHall, Staffordshire; church and churchyard at Darley in the Dale, Derbyshire; river view at MatlockBridge, Derbyshire; Willersley Bridge on the River Derwent near Cronford, Derbyshire; St Michael'sChurch at Colwich, Staffordshire; and St Thomas's Church at a location unknown. 1860-1863;
Engravings cut from newspapers and journals depicting Dresden in Germany; dogs and horses; anavenue of trees accompanied by a poem by 'H.M.T.'; a coronation (in colour); Brailes church inWarwickshire; Trentham church, Staffordshire; tomb of Sir Walter Scott, view of the beach atBrighton; Mercrusse Abbey; Smuggler's Cave; Erthig, Denbighshire; Hurst Castle; Grotto and Cave;Richmond, Surrey; and children rioting in a school (in colour). Undated, c. 1860-c.1880;
Newspaper cuttings comprising articles regarding: a meteor shower; Miss Linwood, a Leicesterneedleworker; laying the foundation stone of St Luke's parish school, Nottingham; Coaguline cement;cure for cholera; bells in St John the Baptist church, Bromsgrove; memory of a fox hunt in theCotswolds by Lord Coventry; Kempsey church, Worcestershire; the Wylde family of Worcester andKempsey; stage superstitions; Francis Henry Macklin, actor; Edward Terry, actor; facial make-up; 'AnUnequal match', a play; the Eaton and Clarke families of Nottingham; a poem to the departing vicarof St Mary's church, Nottingham; poem entitled: 'Epithalmium to Mr S...M...'; poem entitled 'Churchof our vicars'; and details of vicars at St Luke's church, Nottingham including the Rev. H.E.Daniel. 1866-1929;
Newspaper cuttings comprising photographs depicting: Hartlebury Castle, Worcestershire; OldWorcester prison; Lord Coventry and his family; market day at Lodbury, Herefordshire; wideningWorcester Bridge; Worcestershire cave dwellers; Rock Church, Worcestershire; carved Roman stone atColchester; Madresfield Court, Malvern; extension of Worcester city boundary; flooding at Worcester;Bewdley, Worcestershire; old mill at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire; Worcester, Ludlow and Bridgenorthfrom the air; Malvern Hill quarries; blind rowing crew; St John the Baptist church, Bromsgrove;Huddington Court, Worcester; the Bishop of Pershore; Ombersley and Tenbury, Worcestershire;fisherman in Tewkesbury; Lord Beauchamp and his family; and Oystermouth Castle. 1926-1930;
Manuscript items comprising: a poem called 'The Blush' by 'W.E.'; and 'Sulphate of Lime inCholeraie Diarrehea' by 'R. Ramler'. Undated, c. 1850.