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Gregson, Elizabeth (& others)

  • Gregson, Elizabeth
c. 1795
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About this work


Receipt book [Cookery]. An added receipt on p. 28 is dated 1836.


c. 1795

Physical description

1 volume 2 bl. ll. + 165 pp. + 1 l. 4to. 19 × 161/2 cm. Original vellum binding. Pp. 13/14, 19/20, 33/34, 89-92, 131/132, 149-158 have been cut out. The outer margins of the first 5 leaves slightly defective. The last two leaves have been pasted together: pp. 103-159 are blank.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

Ownership note

On the first leaf is an inscription [c. 1840] in pencil 'Mrs. Gregson's Receipts. E.R.G.'s Grandmother'. The writer of this is most probably Elizabeth Rose Gregson, who was grand-daughter of Elizabeth Gregson, née Allgood and married John Gregson [1774-1840] in 1800.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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