In this note book, begun the year after his marriage at the age of 18, Thomas Standbridge details the work undertaken in his garden at Water Orton between the years 1861 and 1868, notably the planting carried out.
Thomas Standbridge: memorandum book (catalogued)
Scope and Content
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation. Readers are asked to take especial care due to the fragile nature of the volume. It is essential to check opening hours and make an appointment.
Donated by Angela Cogan of Tyne and Wear in May 2013.
Other Finding Aids
The Lindley Library descriptive catalogue, available on-line via the Archives Hub, and as a paper copy in the Research Room.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
The lower portion of some pages is beginning to come loose. This volume requires careful handling.
Catalogued by Liz Taylor, RHS Lindley Library archivist, in March 2014. Biographical history compiled by Jennian Geddes, RHS Lindley Library volunteer.
The volume previously belonged to the donor's mother.