Notebook containing mainly notes on Derbyshire geology, with sketches or sections of strata, 48 folios. There are occasional notes on local antiquities and farming, including several references to the breeding of merino sheep. Pasted on fos 3v and 4 is a printed poem 'On Bolsover Castle' by W. Bainbridge, 1807.
White Watson: Notebook
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.6304
- Dates of Creation1810-1812
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
White Watson of Bakewell (1760-1835), geologist.
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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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