Baynes, Penelope

Scope and Content

Extracts of poetry and prose collected by Penelope Baynes, 1793-1808. Occasionally the source of the extracts are mentioned.

Administrative / Biographical History

Penelope Baynes and her twin sister, Frances, were born on 25th February 1782. She died 10th September 1849 in Upper Weston, Bath. Her mother was Penelope Dove and her father William Baynes (1740-1827), who served as Rector of Rickinghall and Vicar of Sherborne. Her grandparents were Katherine Wogan, decendant of Ethelred Wogan, and Robert Baynes (1718-1782), Rector of Stonham, Suffolk.

Access Information

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

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Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.