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Carr Family, Surgeon Apothecaries, of Gomersal, Birstall, Yorks

  • Carr Family, Surgeon Apothecaries, of Gomersal, Birstall, Yorks
Date
1739-1861
Reference
MSS.5203-5207
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Notebooks kept by three generations of the Carr family, William Carr (b. 1715), of Settle, Yorks.; William Carr (1745-1821), apothecary to the Leeds Infirmary, 1774-81, surgeon apothecary at Elland, Yorks., 1784, and later at Gomersal; and William Carr (1785-1861), general practitioner, of Gomersal.

Publication/Creation

1739-1861

Physical description

5 volumes

Acquisition note

Sotheby's 9-11 May 1983, lot 396. MS. 5207 was sold separately at Sotheby's 1-2 March 1983, lot 128, and purchased from B A and C W M Pratt in 1984.

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

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