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Morgan of Stratford-upon-Avon: scrapbook relating to Stratford and nearby places


Large scrapbook compiled by Frederick Charles Morgan (1876-1976) from material found at 11 High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, in 1932 when the family business was sold: principally printed ephemera and photographs relating to Stratford-upon-Avon, arranged roughly by topographical feature, but including some non-Stratford material at the end.

The principal sections are as follows:
ff.1-10: engraved views of Stratford subjects, general or sets, c.1746-1864
ff.11-13: miscellaneous Stratford photographs, c. 1870-1900
ff.14-29: mainly Shakespeare's Birthplace, prints, printed matter, photographs, 1837-c.1900
ff.30-33: Free Library site, Henley Street, photographs, 1902-05
ff.34-35: Bridge Street, Middle Row, photographs, c.1855
ff.36-39: New Place, photographs, prints, printed matter, 1864-1920
ff.40-42: Gild Chapel and Grammar School, prints, photographs, c. 1840-c.1890
ff.43-64: Holy Trinity Church, prints, photographs, 1827-c.1900
ff.65-66: Anne Hathaway's Cottage, photographs, 1850s
ff.67-72: miscellaneous Stratford prints and photographs, 1824-c.1900
ff.73-77: Shakespeare portraiture
ff.78-80: other portraiture (includes photograph of Arthur Hodgson, c.1890)
ff.82-86: Charlecote, prints, photographs, 1823-c.1870
ff. 87-89: Kenilworth, Stoneleigh, Leamington, Warwick, Ragley, prints. mid 19th
f.90: Chipping Campden, print, 1846
f.91: Coventry, rental receipt, 1775; Daventry (?), fair poster, 1818
f.92: Shipston-on-Stour, Paul Phelps, outfitter, two printed notices, 1870
f.93: Photograph of Wellesbourne Hall, c. 1870; letter from John Hannett with letter-head showing Pinley Abbey, 1892
f.94: Warwick Castle, print, c.1840
f.95: Stratford-upon-Avon, notice of auction of cricketing stock, 1877

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    1 vol, 95 ff

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  • Associated place

    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Stratford-upon-Avon - Shottery - Cottage Lane - Anne Hathaway's Cottage,

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust