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



  • Existence: 1836 - 1908

Geographical areas

London, Cambridge


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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Amos: Diaries and photographs of Anne Elizabeth Fisher (later Pike and Amos)

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. Many include lists of 'books recommended' or read. From 1864, Anne gave detailed accounts of sermons she had heard and exhibitions in London, also describing first-hand...
Dates: 1852 - 1900
Found in: Downing College

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...
Dates: 1874-02-25 - 1891-02-05

Photograph album of Anne Elizabeth Pike (later 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