Mary Ann Bacon: Verses and Translations

Scope and Content

A collection of verses and translations by Mary Anne Bacon, 70 folios. The volume includes Reboul, boulanger de Lyons, 'Elgie une Mre' (fo. 6v). Most of the verses are initialled and dated.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Received from the library of Sedley Taylor, 1920.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


The verses on fos 2 and 10v were published in Winged thoughts (London, 1851), under the titles of 'Modern Sport' and 'Ancient Sport' respectively. Others were printed at various dates in the Norwich Mercury and other publications, as is indicated by notes at the foot of the verses.