Recipe book

  • Seely Family
Late 18th century
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Jenner family and associated individuals
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Recipe book. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work


Collection of domestic, cookery and medical receipts, by various hands: in English. At one end of the MS. is a short 'Memorandum' on the Seely Family giving dates of births and deaths. There is a short diary dealing chiefly with the weather, etc. 1788-92. The latest dated entry is 1799-death of Catherine Seely. Produced in Drayton.


Late 18th century

Physical description

1 volume 60 ll. 8vo. 181/2 × 121/2 cm. Original panelled calf binding, worn. There are many blank leaves.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1920.

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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Accession number

  • 40682