Reference number
  • MSS.328/C/8/1/3
Date
  • 1903-1911
Level
  • Item
Description
  • Red leather bound journal of Foxley Norris [born c. 1839] of 3, Green Cottages, Rasper Road, Whetstone, N.20, 1903-1911, entitled on the spine "T Foxley-Norris Rides 1903-1910". It includes press cuttings, photographs and printed illustrations. Note at start that his cyclometer marked 4654 miles at the end of 1902, and that in 1911 a journey of 20 miles by motor via Hawkhurst to Rye took only an hour. The author had stopped riding in 1910, "being now 71 yrs. of age & not strong enough". His tricycle was sent to the Church Army for use by a country worker.
Extent
  • One volume
Access status
  • Open
Category
  • Photographs
Author
  • Foxley-Norris, T.
Recipient organisation
  • Berkshire ; Surrey ; Hampshire ; Nottinghamshire ; Kent
Language
  • English
Extent
  • 158 pages : illustrations
Description
  • On spine: "T Foxley-Norris Rides 1903-1810" ; Bookplate: "J. Foxley Norris, 3, Green Cottages , Rasper Road, Whetstone, N. 20. Irish Tour 1930" ; Last entry dated 1911
Format
  • text