Title:
Recipe book [begun 1665], with additional recipes on loose sheets, transcript and associated papers
Level: Category
Miscellaneous
Level: Fonds
HAYNES AND HARRISON FAMILIES OF COPFORD HALL
Level: Series
Miscellaneous Papers
Scope and Content:
Comprising 'Mrs. Abigail Abdy's Book, May the 24th 1665' containing manuscript culinary and medicinal recipes (including plague water, consumption water and 'that famous midicine for any Ixot or pin and webb [cataract] in the eye'); transcript thereof, made by Miss A.D. Harrison, circa 1920; various additional recipes on loose sheets, 18th and 19th centuries, and newscutting, 1920 or 1925, containing article 'Mistress Abigail Abdy' [by Miss A.D. Harrison]
Dates of Creation:
1665-circa 1925
Extent:
1 bundle

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Food Mrs. Abigail Abdy's recipe book, begun 1665, containing culinary and medicinal recipes
Subjects Medicine Mrs. Abigail Abdy's recipe book, begun 1665, containing culinary and medicinal recipes
Document Types Newscutting Newscutting, 1920 or 1925, containing article 'Mistress Abigail Abdy' [compiler of recipe book, begun 1665] by Miss A.D. Harrison
Document Types Recipe book Mrs. Abigail Abdy's recipe book, begun 1665
Document Types Transcript Transcript, circa 1920, of Mrs. Abigail Abdy's recipe book, begun 1665