Visits to the Museum of the Manchester Natural History Society

Scope and Content

First, second and third editions of Thomas Ashton,Visits to the Museum of the Manchester Natural History Society (1857, 1860, 1863). These are catalogues of the collections, described for a general audience. Thomas Ashton (1800-1883) was a Manchester doctor in general practice, and well known in local literary and scientific circles [this is not Thomas Ashton, the Lancashire textile industrialist].