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Memory Pictures: manuscripts: Item 4, 1952

 File — Container: GCPP Tillyard 2/26/4
Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tillyard 2/26/4

Scope and Contents

Label on cover reads 'Memories of Cambridge etc etc - see also small green & blue notebooks for accounts of 'Dear Grandpapa' etc etc [Also in 'Christian Old Age' and 'The Glory of the West']'. Contains, at front, partial family tree with 'Henry Wetenhall (who lived in a house demolished to make room for St John's College Chapel)' at the top, and Catherine Sarah [Katie Wetenhall] marrying Alfred Isaac Tillyard at the bottom. Contents list on flyleaf reads:
'In this book.
1. The Earliest Memories of all;
2. The Verralls (and Leckhampton House);
3. Parties - Trinity; Garden Parties (and the Cambridge Place party);
4. Mrs Venn;
5. My Little Brother, Conrad Francis;
6. My Father (Letter to him);
7. Mrs Lewis and Mrs Gibson;
8. A Wet Sunday at Fordfield (earliest days);
9. God - and gods and goddesses;
10. The Children we played with, The Creightons.
Inverted at back:
(i) family tree entitled 'Dear's ancestry', starting at bottom with Eustace, Julius, Aelfrida and their children and going back through Katie Wetenhall and Alfred Tillyard as far as Aelfrida's great-great-grandfather Daniel Goodman and his wife Ann;
(ii) extracts copied from and notes on various sources and texts including George Fox, mid-17C; John Wesley's journal; Gibbon; Bacon; and Locke on Toleration.


  • 1952


1 volume(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Angela Yaffey 17.4.09.

Date information

DateText: No date, but probably early 1950s.


Tillyard, Aelfrida

Finding aid date

2010-01-19 10:17:49+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Girton College Archive Repository

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