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Doncaster Recipes Collection
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Bound volumes

Series consists of 15 bound volumes containing culinary and medicinal recipes, all created or collected in the Doncaster region of South Yorkshire. Two of the volumes are printed works by female authors devoted to cooking, confectionery, and house...

Culinary and medicinal recipes

File consists of approximately 25 chiefly undated recipes on varying sizes of loose sheets. Content is mostly culinary, but some recipes are for medical and household preparations, including two doctors' prescriptions, one recipe for sore thr...

Culinary recipes

File consists of 29 undated culinary recipes, many of which are on fragments of paper. Some appear to have been folded and sent as letters. One such example is addressed to Mrs. Warde (recipe for drop biscuits). One features the remains of a red w...

Culinary recipes

File consists of approximately 15 chiefly culinary recipes, with one recipe for making a poultice and another that appears medical in nature. Recipes include: brawn, pickles, Christmas melon, preserved melon, pineapple wine, puddings, elder wine o...

Culinary recipes, with one medicinal recipe

File contains approximately 35 undated culinary recipes, and 2 medicinal recipes. The file also includes 2 letters addressed to Mrs. Warde. One is from F. M. Coldwell and refers to losing her recipes (letter partially crossed). The second contains...

Culinary recipes, with two medicinal recipes

File consists of approximately 30 chiefly undated recipes. They are mostly culinary, with two notable medicinal preparations and one household recipe. Some recipes are written on paper fragments. One is dated 1854 (a recipe for chamomile tea). Som...

Culinary, medicinal, and household recipes

File consists of approximately 65 undated chiefly culinary recipes, with some medical content. Some recipes are included as parts of letters addressed to Mrs. Williamson. One recipe is signed by Mrs. Warde (carrot pudding). Some dishes represented...

Doncaster Recipes Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1230
  • Collection
  • between approximately 1780 and 1860; 1950

The collection consists of fifteen volumes, primarily manuscript with some printed, containing over 1,300 culinary and medical handwritten recipes, plus numerous loose recipes also mainly manuscript. The documents in the collection originated chie...

Household recipes

File consists of approximately 40 chiefly undated recipes for household preparations and medical remedies, on varying sizes of paper. Also included are 4 letters: one is addressed to Miss Taylor and includes a recipe on the verso in a different ha...

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