Scrap Book

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  • Reference
      GB 221 WM1838/1
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 221 WM/1838/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1758 - 1904
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

SCRAP BOOK containing (1) Newspaper cutting (1811) and (2) card re. Fly Waggons (Holyhead, Chester and Shrewsbury) and the Price of Posting for a pair of horses; (3) Invitation to the Merchant Taylor's Company Ladies Day, Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond Hill with a decorative lace paper surround (1855); (4) Poem by T. Brown, H. M. Packet Wizard on the melancholy catastrophe which befel Captain Skinner who with his mate William Morris were washed overboard from H. M. Packet Escape, (30 October 1832) printed by R. Roberts, Holyhead; (5) Will of Mary Rowlands, 1758; (6) Drawings of horses with a note 'These Horses are dead. I think you'll say Add four lines more and they'll run away'; (7) Telegram to W. Massey, 73 Rue Marbeuf, Champs Elysees Paris, requests and urgent wire Tierhurst, Morley Hotel, London; (8) Telegram from J. G. Griffith, London to William Massey, Moston Hall, Chester stating that Frank would be at Moston that night, by Indian Telegram William Massey is killed (3 May 1858); (9) Telegram from William Massey, Moston Hall, Chester to the Lady Willoughby de [?], 21 Hill St., Berkeley Sq., London reporting that his father was better but that his sister ought to come home as they could not be certain (3 June 1861); (10) Telegram from Robert C. Lee, 12 Upper Merrion St., Dublin to Miss Massey, 23 Upper Northgate St., Chester reporting that her presence was not necessary in Dublin as the funeral took place the previous day and the will directed all matters (17 October 1873); (11) Telegram to Massey Llangoed from Roberts, newsagent, Beaumaris stating that the Coronation was postponed as the King had an operation (4 July 1902); (12) Programme of Theatricals at Vaynol, Crn. (20 November 1873); (13) Invitation from Hugh Roberts to R. Massie to the exhibition of the picture Eastward Ho! by Henry O' Neil at Eastgate Row, Chester (30 June - 9 July [?] ); (14) Note from John Griffith (part only) (n. d.); (15) Telegram to William Massey, 73 Rue Marbeuf, Champs Elysee, Paris asking him to sign all transfer in the presence of housekeeper and return that night to R. J. Ticehurst, Morleys Hotel, Trafalgar Square, London as delay may lead to loss (n. d.); (16) Invitation from Legatt, Hay and Leggatt, 79 Cornhill, [?London], to W. Massey esq. to a private view of the picture by T. Barker of the meeting of Field Marshal Blucher and the Duke of Wellington on the eve of the battle of Waterloo (24 - 31 December 1852); (17) Invitation from Mr George Prichard, 2 Bridge St. Row, Chester to R. Massey esq. to a private view of the painting by J. F. Herring senr. of A Glimpse of an English Homestead (3 - 14 May [?] ); (18) Invitation from Sir John and Lady Sarah Hay Williams, Rhianva, [Menai Straits], to Mr William Massey and Mr and Mrs Massie to an end of year luncheon (29) December [?] ); (19) Note to Ellen from Eliza [?] Fielden, Bebington, Che. (n. d.); (20) Ticket to the Chester Musical Festival selection from the Creation (10 September [?] ); (21) Ticket issued to Miss Massey for admission to Eaton Gardens, Che. (1877); (22) Subscriber's Ticket for admittance to the Nave of the Cathedral, Chester Musical Festival (7 - 9 June 1882); (23) Ticket for Nave South, Division no. 7 issued by Richard Mayne (1 May 1851); (24) French Travel Pass issued to Richard Massey, gent. signed by many French officials (1819); (25) French Travel Pass issued to Madame Massey (1837); (26) Italian receipt from Societa Corale Florentina to Massey for a studio (1880 - 1881); (27) 2 French passes issued to Madame Massey for Les Gardiens des Musees Royaux du Louvre and Luxemburg and L' Eglise des Invalides (1838); (28) Games Duty Certificate issued to William Massey of Moston Hall, Che. (31 August 1793); (29) Game Duty Certificate issued to William Massey of Cornelyn (18 August 1862); (30) Game Duty Certificate issued to John Massey, Moston, Che. (31 August 1857); (31) Gamekeepers Deputation for Samuel Gorst of Upton, Che. from Sir Thomas Stanley Massey Stanley of Hooton, Che. (9 September 1822); (32) Programme for a musical performance (n. d.); (33) Declaration by William Massey of Cornelyn that the cattle which he wished to move to Penmon Park were free from cattle plaque (10 May 1866); 33 Bill of Lading for the delivery of coal from O. Thomas of Runcorn and Garston on the ship Garland to Lleiniog, Beaumaris for William Massey (29 December 1883); (34) Certificate of Exoneration from Land Tax of Owen Hughes, pa. Penmon (17 June 1799); (35) Programme for a musical evening at Kent House, [?], including a song by Miss Massey (20 May 1861); (36) menu in the shape of a turtle (n. d.); (37) Receipt from Thomas Ball to the executors of the late Ab. Ball for his legacy as son (14 November 1848); (38) Order on the Chester and North Wales Bank to pay £58 to William Massey (21 January 1793); (39) Blank cheques from various banks (1840s - 1860s) and cheques from the Beaumaris and Bishopsgate, London branches of the National provincial Bank of England signed by William Massey (1867 and 1868); (40) Programmes for Chester Races, steward Richard Massey (5 - 9 May 1817); (41) Invitations to the Massey family to dances in Chester Castle and Knutsford from the Lord Lieutenant and the Officers of the First Royal Cheshire Militia (1856 and n. d.); (42) Memorial Card for Henrietta Ann, wife of John Evans, Holyhead who died 1 April 1866; (43) Ticket from Mr W. Glynne Massey, Cornelyn to the Primrose League, Caernarfon Habitation Primrose Dance at the Royal Sportsman Hotel, Caernarfon (16 January 1890); (44) Notice of the exhibition of a performing dog and French magical dancing figures in [?London] (1831); (45) Handwritten music 'Miss Massey's Hornpipe' (n. d.); (46) Prints of the Tower of London after the fire (1841); (47) A leaf of a orange tree three hundred years old, Pool Hall [Che.] (n. d.); (48) Invitations to French funerals (1840 and 1887); (49) Subscribers ticket to the opening cermony of the Memorial Archway, Bangor University (1 Nove,ber 1923); (50) Note about racing times of horses at Newmarket (n. d.); (51) Appeal with stamp addressed to W. Massey, Cornelyn for a subscription to a memorial to Queen Victoria (1901); (52) Joke note from George Reeves, James Reeves, William Stanley and William Davies to Miss Massey (n. d.); (53) Map of Manchester and Salford (1813); (54) Primrose League Diploma of Knighthood presented to William Massey of Cornelyn (13 January 1886); (55) Assize Special Jury Summons to William Glynne Massey, Cornelyn with stamp (12 July 1900); (56) Handwritten music for quadrilles for the pianoforte in a hand illustrated cover showing couples dancing, dedicated to the ladies who patronise the infant school (n. d.); (57) Letter from John Gregory, [?Shavington] to Massey esq., Moston [Che.] asking him to remove the encroachment of posts and rails by his property in Northgate St., Chester in the occupation of John Jones, draper, on the property of Lord [?Kilmory] (21 January 1848); (58) Invitation and Menu for the Anglesey Summer Assizes luncheon at the Williams - Bulkeley Arms Hotel, Beaumaris, W. Glynne Massey, High Sheriff (10 June 1904); (59) Certificate of Authority for Lt. Col. E. V. D. Pearse and Lt. H. Weaver to travel from Remount [?Sching] to Cape Town [South Africa] (1901); (60) Menu for a dinner given by the Borough of Beaumaris to the Corporation and Permanent staff of the Royal Anglesey R. E. Militia to commemorate the departure of a section of the Regiment to the war in the Transvaal (1900); (61) Invitation from the Mayor of Beaumaris to Major Massey to a dinner at the Williams - Bulkeley Arms Hotel to welcome Lt. J. K. Hampton Lewis on his return from South Africa; (62) Invitation from the Mayor of Beaumaris to major Massey to a dinner at the Williams Bulkeley Arms Hotel to meet a section of the R. A. R. E. Militia who were going to South Africa; (63) Printed address from a committee of tenants, friends and neighbours (including William Massey) to accompany a present to Sir Richard H. Williams Bulkeley, Baron Hill [Beaumaris] on the occasion of his marriage to lady Magdalen Yorke, younger daughter of the Rt. Hon. Earl of Hardwicke (18 85); (64) Note signed by Capt. A. F. Gatliff, H. M. S. Neptune, Holyhead (1889); (65) Notice of the meeting of Sir W. M. Stanley's hounds at Mollington and Garten Hall, Hooton Hall, co. Che. (1842); (66) Note on the back of a card of John Brookes, fishmonger and poulterer, Royal Leamington Spa, Mrs Jones, Pool Hall, Nantwich, Che., - 'hampers returned empty Nantwich Station'; (67) Sketches of a soldier and two women 'Edith Massey and [?Gwennie] fishing'; (68) Rhyme about the Kings of England written by Elleanor Massey; (69) Invitation to a banquet given to R. H, Williams Bulkeley in honour of his coming of age at the William - Bulkeley Arms Hotel, Beaumaris (1883); (70) Certificate signed by R. Williams Bulkeley, Master of the Hunt that the horse B. M. Devildum of Miss Gwen Massey had been hunted with the Anglesey Harriers and was qualified to enter for the Ladies Plate at the Anglesey Hunt Steeplechase; (71) Diagram of a jump by Devildum, Mount Desert (1888). The album also contains poems (in varied handwriting and printed), visiting cards, printed ephemera of tourism, shopping and Royalty, jokes and decorative paper, envelopes and packaging (including handprinted, embossed and lace edged some hand made and some printed].

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