A commonplace book once in the possession of the Farside family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains (1) transcripts of legal documents originally dated 1764-1771, and (2) miscellaneous veterinary, medical and household recipes, mainly of Yorkshire origin, ca.1785-1809.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the commonplace book is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Messrs Morphets of Harrogate, May 1979


In English

Other Finding Aids

For a fuller description see the entry in the typescript catalogue