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Scourfield Manuscripts
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Scourfield Manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSSCRFIELD
  • Fonds
  • [1750] x [1876]

A collection which comprises a tour journal; a household account book; material which belonged to John Pritt Harley, actor and singer; a manuscript of The Grand Serio-Comic Opera of Lord Bateman and his Sophia ...; lists of Pembrokeshire sheriffs; a manuscript of Sir Frederick Madden, antiquary and palaeographer; and a theatrical scrapbook.

J. H. S. (John Henry Scourfield), 1808-1876

Tour journal

A journal kept by Sir John Henry Scourfield on a tour through parts of Holland, the Rhineland, Switzerland and France.

Williamston account book

An account book containing a record of miscellaneous payments, mainly household expenses, wages, etc. at Williamston during the first half of the 19th century.

Notebook of John Pritt Harley

Two volumes which belonged to John Pritt Harley, actor and singer, containing excerpts from plays performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, the English Opera House, and other theatres, being mainly the lines spoken by Harley, songs sung by him, cues, stage directions, etc.

Parts played by John Pritt Harley

Three volumes containing the words of parts played by John Pritt Harley, actor and singer, in operas and farces performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

Opera manuscript

A manuscript of John Henry Scourfield: The Grand Serio-Comic Opera of Lord Bateman and his Sophia ..., which was first published at the Middle Hill Press, Cheltenham in 1863 and afterwards in London in 1865.

Lists of Pembrokeshire sheriffs

Lists of the sheriffs of Pembrokeshire from 1540 to 1867, the Queen's Lieutenants of Pembrokeshire, 1867, and the Mayors and Sheriffs of Haverfordwest from 1563 to 1857.

Manuscript of Sir Frederic Madden

An autograph manuscript of Sir Frederic Madden, antiquary and palaeographer, containing lists of proverbs and of words taken from manuscript and early printed sources, etc.

Madden, Frederic, 1801-1873

Theatrical scrapbook

A scrapbook containing cuttings from newspapers and journals, advertisements, prints, facsimiles of autographs, caricatures, illustrations (including portraits), etc. relating mainly to the work of the theatre, particularly in England, during the latter half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century.