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DAVENPORT-HILL, Miss Rosamond   4 August 1825-5 August 1902


The author's birth and death dates are from "Memoir of Rosamond Davenport-Hill` by Ethel E. Metcalfe, London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green and Co, 1904. Miss Davenport-Hill was first elected to the London School Board on 5 December 1879. After she was again elected to the Board at the next triennial election, she joined the Cookery Committee and shortly became Chairman, a post she held until November 1897.

  • Lessons in cookery
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Lessons in cookery: | containing an | article from Macmillan's Magazine, | by Miss Davenport-Hill, | entitled | "Cookery Teaching Under the London School Board,^` | also a | syllabus of lessons, | including | sixty-eight recipes, | used by the authority of the Board at their | cookery centres.
      London: Alexander and Shepheard; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-48   [1d on binding]   Blue paper  
      GB:   LB micro OB   *OB  

      "Cookery teaching under the London School Board`, which is on pages 3-12, originally appeared in the June 1884 issue of "Macmillan's magazine`. Pages 13-48 contain sixty-eight numbered recipes. LB and OB date the book [1885].


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