Maria Aufrre: Poetry Commonplace Book

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

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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