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Marie Pearce-Serocold (1861-1949) was a Buckinghamshire antiquary.
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.
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15588].