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.
A commonplace book once in the possession of the Farside family
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 MS 447
- Dates of Creationca.1785-1809
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (47 ff.) With patterned leather binding and loose boards, being the remainder of the volume whence MS 438 had been detached; ff.1-2 and 43v-47 are blank. Written in several hands.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The compiler of the commonplace book is unknown
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Purchased from Messrs Morphets of Harrogate, May 1979
Other Finding Aids
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