RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 437
Extent1 volume, 144 pages
Title19th manuscript book of poetry from Cornwall, probably by a Thomas Bolitho
DescriptionCornwall - original 19th Century poetry 8vo manuscript book of original poetry and prose probably by a Thomas Bolitho and R Bolitho, with verses reflecting on events and Cornish society around him in Cornwall at the time. Including:
The nest of Blackbirds
Uncle Willy Bolitho and the Boy George Bone
John and Susan
The Fishes
Horror of Horrors; A very gloomy account
The Will
What am I like
a list of people's nicknames in 1827
Giles Jolt
Loyalty confined
An Enigma; to occupy your attention a little
Horrid Murder committed on the Body of Uncle Sam Rogers of Illogan highway on the 29th Nov 1820
The Resurrection of Christ overcoming the fears of death
Lines written and sent as a Valentine
On the Death of the Barber W I Bitch [1819]
A Valentine Puzzle
Family Register [a family register of the Bolitho family 1757-1827 and additions by a different hand up to 1841]
Fatal deaths of a Thunder storm which took place at Crantock, a Parish on the Northern coast of Cornwall [near Newquay, March 1827]
On Christmas
On Redruth Feast
On Easter
On Witsuntide
reflections on the Primitive Methodist Society in Redruth, 1827
five acrostics by R B junior
Canborne Fair by R B junior
On the great Wrestling match between Cann of Devonshire and Polkinhorn of Cornwall
The new Ribbons
On the Death of Mr Canning; an acrostic
On laying the first stone for the Chapel of Ease at Redruth, 1827
Courtship and Marriage
Richard and Samuel's visit to St Mauves Castle
A Charade
An Acrostic
The Mares Egg
Stephen and Jemmy's Shooting
Original of Redruth
The Man, his Wife and Child
This was forgotten
Dreadful Accident in Padstow river
Redruth Ringing Match

Page 66 includes Signature T Bolitho Redruth.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsUsual EUL conditions apply
Creator_NameBolitho; Thomas [fl c1820s]
Mgt_GroupLiterary papers
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