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Webley-Parry papers series 6



Acc. 2680


Ref: WP/6

Reference: [GB 0212] WP/6
Title: Miscellaneous items
Date(s): 1838-1968
Level: Series
Extent: 8 items

Scope and Content: Miscellaneous items

WP/6/1
Red notebook with ‘Shakespeare Birthday Text Book’ embossed on cover. Inscription inside ‘Katherine M. A. Kewley from E. E. Gee 1896’. Family and friends’ birthday entered inside, with many references to Dundas family members. 
Published 1879. Dates listed inside cover the period 1841 – 1911.

WP/6/2 
Large bound book of sheet music collected by the owner, Katherine Kewley. Initials K.K. embossed on cover. Contains miscellaneous sheet music with words of songs in Latin, English, German, French e.g. German lieder for pianoforte published in Leipzig, works by Liszt, and popular songs. Miscellaneous dates and dedications on the music e.g. 1894: ‘K.M.A. Kewley from S. Brigstocke’ and December 1867: ‘Eliza J. Webley Parry with E. K.’s love’.

WP/6/3
Red autograph book, with pictures, poetry, and autographs. Inscribed ‘Ellen, from Aunt Hope’ May 10 1917. Also contains loose greetings cards and other items. 
1917-1956

WP/6/4
Large autograph book with velvet gold-embossed cover. Owner’s inscription ‘Angharad Webley Parry, Frankfort 1857’. Contains poetry, sketches and dedications from friends. 
1855-1859

WP/6/5
Items originally in envelope labelled ‘Mac & Gran’s Golden Wedding’, containing correspondence, admiral’s epaulettes, and a book listing friends who made a presentation to Admiral H.W.W. Hope and Mrs. Webley Hope of Glanhelyg, Llechryd on their Golden Wedding anniversary on 16 September 1955.

WP/6/6
Brown visitors book with embroidered cover, recording vistors to Glanhelig and Fareham. Names include Webley-Parry-Pryse, Brigstocke, Kewley, Hope and Heneker.
16 September 1905 - December 1964

WP/6/7 
‘My Garden Book’ gardening notebook and calendar divided into 4 seasons, probably belonging to Mrs. Herbert Hope of Glanhelyg. Includes, loose, bill for roses sent to Mrs. Herbert Hope, Glanhelyg, Llechryd, Cardiganshire; poem in Welsh re Treforgan and the Ladies Webley Parry, undated and anonymous; and newspaper cuttings.
1936 to 1955

WP/6/8
Scope and content: Damaged royal portrait album commemorating Queen Victoria and Lord Kitchener etc. Contains 1918 First World War letters and newspaper cuttings dated 1838 and 1918.
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