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Scrapbook of William Carr of Ditchingham Hall
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Scrapbook of William Carr of Ditchingham Hall

  • MC 3508, 1075X6
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1920

Scrapbook of news cuttings, often obituaries of county personages and aristocracy, photographs of local country houses, local postcards, art and antiquarian sale catalogues and auction notices, memoranda and Carr's in-letters from various correspondents, concerning Carr's biographical, antiquarian and local interests, with Carr's own annotations on the pages of the volume, often supplementing the pasted-in items, but also recording unrelated facts or snippets of news. Documents include a printed lithograph of the interior of St Edmund's RC Church at Bungay, c 1880, copies of the Ditchingham National School and Town Trust accounts, 1902-1903, service order, photographs and copy address at a memorial service at Norwich Cathedral for surgeon, William Cadge, 1904, and photographs and handbills re the King George V coronation celebration games at Ditchingham, 1911.

William Carr; 1862-1925; landowner, magistrate; Ditchingham, Norfolk