Maria Aufrre: Poetry Commonplace Book

Scope and Content

Poems, some copies, but mostly original verse dedicated to family, friends and acquaintances. Included are poems by Caroline Aufrre, later Flavell (sister) (1798); and by George Aufrre (1796). The volume has the ownership inscription of F.S. Blake. There is also a presentation inscription in the volume, 'John W. Flavell from Mrs. Squires'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maria Aufrre was possibly the granddaughter of Anthony Aufrre (1730-1814), antiquary, of Old Foulsham Hall, Norfolk. He had two sons, George John Aufrre (1769-1853) and Philip Duval Aufrre (1776-1848). Maria Aufrre married a man named Squires.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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