Reference numberCON 8/3
TitleScrapbook of historical and topographical information on the fens. Compiled by J.M. Heathcote.
Description(The basis for his book Reminiscences of Fen and Mere.) Includes recollections of the fens from various people; some letters, including 2 from Thomas R. Rooper on the flora of Whittlesea Mere; lists of notable events in the history of the fens and especially their drainage; ballads of the fens; an account of the finds made when Whittlesey Mere was drained, with Prof. Sedgwick's comments on the archaeological remains there; and pictures and news of Fen Skating from The Illustrated London News of 2 Feb. 1867.
Datec.1865, 2 February 1867
CreatorNameHeathcote family of Conington Castle
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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