Papers of Mrs P. Francillon

Scope and Content

Papers belonging to Mrs P. Francillon comprising:

  • the commonplace book of Mary Ash, 1789-91, subsequently used by members of the Were family, 1860-6, 1910
  • '5 Original & Unpublished Submarine Sketches...', story with drawings by William Henry Davies, 1852.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mrs P. Francillon (fl 20th century).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by the executors of Mrs. P. Francillon, 1984.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Family Names