Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold

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Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold

July 1887-May 1890

Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold.

Extent: 1 volume
Language(s) of Material: English


MS. 15588


Marie Pearce-Serocold (1861-1949) was a Buckinghamshire antiquary.

Scope and Content

Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie (Minna) Pearce-Serocold, containing humorous and satirical accounts of river trips undertaken in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Jul 1887 and May 1890, and one poem, in a similar tone, ascribed to Marie's father, Charles Pearce-Serocold. The accounts are accompanied by illustrations in ink and pencil, some pasted-in. The journal also includes pasted-in Thames Conservancy tickets for the passage of a pleasure boat through locks and weirs.


Purchased from Susanne Schulz-Falster Rare Books, Oct 2018, with the help of the Rose Fund.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15588].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Serocold | Marie Pearce | 1861-1949 | Buckinghamshire antiquary

Place name(s) (NCA Rules)

Berkshire (England)
Oxfordshire (England)

Subject(s) (LCSH)

19th century
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

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