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Amos, Anne Elizabeth, 1836-1908 (née Fisher, wife of William Bennett Pike and James Amos)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1836-1908

Geographical areas

London, Cambridge
Relationships Wife of Rev. William Bennett Pike (1864-1873) and Rev. James Amos (1875-1891)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — Container: DCPP/AMO

Diaries and photographs of Anne Elizabeth Fisher (Annie Bennett Pike, later Annie Amos), 1852-05-23 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries and photograph album, with some loose enclosures. The diaries provide a detailed description of the daily social life of a wealthy young lady during the Victorian era, in London and on visits around the country, including dinners, dances and parties, concerts, galleries, theatre and academic lectures. From 1864, Anne gave detailed accounts of sermons she had heard and exhibitions in London, also describing first-hand significant national events such as the funeral of Lord...
Dates: 1852-05-23 - 1891
Conditions Governing Access: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series — Container: DCPP/AMO/12

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Pike, later Amos, vol XII, 1874-02-25 - 1891-02-05

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/12
Scope and Contents Includes: extract from "Memorials of a Quiet Life" at beginning. Notable entries include: (3 March 1874) public interest in the 'Tichborne case' (when a man, alleged to be Arthur Orton, claimed to be Sir Roger Charles Tichborne, lost at sea) and the recent marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Alfred with the Czar of Russia's daughter, Princess Marie, in St Petersburg; Times list of the new government, inclusing Prime Minister Disraeli is pasted in here; (7 March) petitions 'in connexion...
Dates: 1874-02-25 - 1891-02-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series — Container: DCPP/AMO/13

Photograph album of Anne Elizabeth Pike/Amos, 1860 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/13
Scope and Contents Formal mounted portrait photographs in most cases. Includes Rev. James and Mrs Amos, children possibly from both marriages, Annie Amos in later years, several of William Bennett Pike as a young boy (most probably Annie and William's son William Bennett Pike (1873-1905)) and in theatrical costumes, some marked 'ADC', [presumably in performances at the fledgling Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club] and several family groups. A portrait marked 'Annie E. Pike' showing her as a young women...
Dates: 1860 - 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.