Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

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Record title

Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

Call numbers

SAFE/A 1508 (Safe 1/272)

Record identifier

nQR2o3L1

Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

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Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

Full title

Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

Date

1801-1870

Call Numbers

SAFE/A 1508 (Safe 1/272)

Record Identifier

nQR2o3L1
Physical Description

Contents

0.05 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 965, frames 1-181 (A 1508, filed at Safe 1/272)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Contents include letters, newspaper cuttings and documents concerning Margaret Catchpole's life, trial and transportation to Australia. It includes letters by several members of the Cobbold family - Mrs Cobbold, Charles, Frederick and the Rev. Richard Cobbold. The Rev. Richard Cobbold's letters include correspondence with David Hope, a relative of...

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Full title

Margaret Catchpole - Papers, 1801-1870

NOTES

General note

Microfilm copy made, Sept. 1986.
Edited transcriptions, by David A. Mitchell, of the 11 known letters of Margaret Catchpole are held at MLMSS 6241. Transcripts of the 6 letters on this database are by courtesy of David A. Mitchell

Digital order no:Album ID : 824041

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from A.H. Cobbold in 1922

Administrative / Biographical history

Margaret Catchpole (1762-1819), convict and pioneer, was born on 14 March 1762 in Suffolk. She worked as a servant for various families until she became the under-nurse and under-cook for Mrs John Cobbold, wife of an Ipswich brewer. Here she was treated like a member of the family and learnt to read and write. She left the Cobbolds in mid-1795, and...

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Call Numbers

SAFE/A 1508 (Safe 1/272)

Record Identifier

nQR2o3L1

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423940

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