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Finding Aid for the Ann Yerbury Papers 1729-1753, 1950, 1956
MS.1994.002  
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Folder 1, Item 1

Newspaper Article about Francis Yerbury December 28, 1950

Note

[Western Daily Pr]ess and Bristol Mirror article from December 28, 1950 -- "Notes of the Day" column briefly mentions the Yerbury family in relation to Belcombe Court in Wilshire.
Folder 1, Item 2

Letter about Francis Yerbury July 18, 1956

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Letter dated July 18th, 1956 from C.J.S. Nicholl (a chartered land agent in Cardiff) to Mr. Bangham, with a transcription from a grave in Bradford-on-Avon of Francis Yerbury.
Folder 2, Item 1

Small notebook with four pages

Note

A leather notebook with four pages (many preliminary pages were apparently torn out at an early date). Written by Ann Yerbury's mother, it details births, deaths, and marriages in the family. One item reads "My daughter Ann now married to Mr. William Yerbury on the 24th of June 1735 and went to London July the 21st 1935. Her son John was born on the 20th of August 1736. Her daughter Ann was born on Tuesday 6th of December 1737. Her daughter Mary was born the 1st of June 1738."
Box 2, Item 1

Souvenir etching January 30, 1740

Note

A souvenir of the 1739/40 Frost Fair 'printed on the river of Thames when frozen over, January 30, 1739 40,' with an etching by J. Lightbody, and Ann Yerbury's name printed underneath. Frost Fairs were held during particularly cold winters (1683/4, 1739/40 and 1814), originally in 1564 because the River Thames froze over. The winter of 1739/40 was particularly harsh, and is known as the Great Frost.
Folder 4, Item 1

an expostulatary Dialogue between a young Lady & her heart 1729

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: Dialogues between a young Lady & her heart
Folder 4, Item 2

a rapture on Death 1729

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 4, Item 3

a divine song 1729

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 4, Item 4

To a profess'd Libertine 1729

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: To a Libertine
Folder 5, Item 1

some thoughts on redemption 1730

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on Redemption
Folder 5, Item 2

the divine wish 1730

Physical Description: 1 sheet

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Title on verso: a divine wish
Folder 5, Item 3

a divine expostulatory petition 1730

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a Petition
Folder 6, Item 1

On the Creation 1731

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

"corrected some years after"
Folder 7, Item 1

The Evening Contemplation 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 7, Item 2

The divine reflection & Petition 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 7, Item 3

A mournful soliloquy in the Illness of a Relation 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 7, Item 4

The vision on the late epidemical Distemper 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

"Corrected in 1754."
Folder 7, Item 5

On the Birth, Life & Death, of our Saviour 1732

Physical Description: 1 large trifold sheet
Folder 7, Item 6

a Poem on the Sabbath day 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on the Sabbath day
Folder 8, Item 1

on a storm of thunder and lightning 1733

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on a violent storm of Thunder & Lightning
Folder 8, Item 2

on the melancholy accident of Mr Io: Clavy's shooting off his hand: and address'd to him 1733

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on Mr. Io Clavy
Folder 8, Item 3

a Hymn (to be sung after my own funeral sermon) 1733

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: Hymn to be sung after my funeral sermon
Folder 8, Item 4

The divine vision 1733

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 8, Item 5

Hymn (to be sung before my own funeral sermon) 1733

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a Hymn to be sung at my Burial
Folder 9, Item 1

a Hymn 1734

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 9, Item 2

The divine Rapture & Soliloquy 1734

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 9, Item 3

a Hymn 1734

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 9, Item 4

a Hymn for the last moments (or this to be sung after) 1734

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a Hymn for ye last moments
Folder 10, Item 1

on my recovery from an illness in ye spring 1736

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on my Recovery
Folder 10, Item 2

on entering a new Closet 1736

Physical Description: 1 large folded sheet
Folder 10, Item 3

on the first news of Mr Spriggs' being hurt by a fall from his Horse 1736

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on ye news of Mr Sprigg's fall from his Horse
Folder 10, Item 4

on Mr Sprigg's Death, Kill'd by the fall from a Horse. To Celia 1736

Physical Description: 1 sheet

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Title on verso: on Mr Spriggs Death
Folder 10, Item 5

on receiving the blessed sacrament 1736

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on the sacrament
Folder 11, Item 1

On the Qeen's Illness 1737

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on Queen Caroline
Folder 11, Item 2

An address to the Supreme Being or petition. On my Childs bruising his finger, which was expected wo'd have thrown him into a feavour. 1737

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Scope and Content Note

Title on verso: on Jackys bruising his finger
Folder 12, Item 1

Cleone to Lucinda in her last moments 1738

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on a young Lady who 'twas thought starv'd her self to Death
Folder 13, Item 1

on Mr Chanler's sons illness 1739

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on Mr Chandler's son
Folder 13, Item 2

on Mr Yerbury's being dangerously ill of a Feavour 1739

Physical Description: 1 large folded sheet
Folder 13, Item 3

a Divine petition, being in Wiltshire at Bradford. And Polly very Ill at nurse. 1739

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on leaving Polly very ill
Folder 14, Item 1

On my Birth Day. Feb 4 ye th 12. 1741 February 12, 1741

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on my Birth day
Folder 15, Item 1

To a Gentleman who desir'd me to write a few lines on Doctor Youngs Night Thoughts 1744

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 15, Item 2

An Address to Heaven, occasiond by Publick Prayers for a Lady suddenly seiz'd with extremity of sickness & Pain, & under a near Prospect of Travail February 17, 1744

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a Petition for a Lady near her Time & dangerously Ill
Folder 16, Item 1

on a Picture 1745

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 16, Item 2

on being disappointed of ye assistance of a friend in some Distressing Affair 1745

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: on being disappointed of ye assistances of a friend
Folder 16, Item 3

A Hymn on the Sufferings & Death of our Saviour 1745

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: A Hymn for the Lords Supper
Folder 16, Item 4

A Hymn for the late Public Saft. in ye time of the Rebellion 1745

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a hymn for ye public saft

(Probably about the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745.)
Folder 17, Item 1

a Petition for a Lady under great Disorders 1746

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 17, Item 2

Some reflections in an illness, on that passage of scripture it is sown in dishonour, it is rais'd in Glory 1746

Physical Description: 1 folded sheet
Folder 17, Item 3

a soliloquy on celestial Bliss 1746

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 18, Item 1

Reflections in a Mornings Walk 1747

Physical Description: 1 folded sheet
Folder 18, Item 2

a soliloquy on sudden Death (thoughts occasion'd by my dear Mother's sudden Death) 1747

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 19, Item 1

To the Author of a Scurrilous Elegy unquestionably wrote on a Gentleman Deceas'd about ye time of its appearance 1749

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 20, Item 1

A Hymn on Redemption 1750

Physical Description: 1 sheet plus fragment
Folder 20, Item 2

Some Thoughts in the late terrible Earthquakes 1750

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 20, Item 3

A Paraphrase on the 19th & 20th verses of the 60th Chapter of Isaiah 1750

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 21, Item 1

To Mr Halliday on his Ladys illness 1751

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 21, Item 2

An Ode compos'd in illness. Dec'br 1751 address'd to Lysander 1751

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 22, Item 1

a Hymn on recovery from great Disorders 1753

Physical Description: 1 sheet
Folder 22, Item 2

A Hymn of thankfullness for daily mercys 1753

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Title on verso: a hymn
Folder 22, Item 3

a petition for a Friend dangerously ill 1753

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

"for Dr. Clark"
Folder 23, Item 1

Sacraments 1737, 1738, 1749

Physical Description: 1 booklet

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This booklet is 16 pages bound in the original blue paper wrappers. It includes the following: The Lords Prayer. a version; on a Sacrament day, confin'd at home, being near my time; on long absence from ye Sacrament being in ye Country; on the return of the Sacrament [3 versions]; an Evening Soliloquy.
Folder 24, Item 1

Some reflections on Death 1730

Physical Description: 1 folded sheet

Note

Prose.
Folder 24, Item 2

a Theme on the Last Judgement 1732

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Prose.
Folder 24, Item 3

a theme upon reflection 173?

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Note

Prose.