Recipe books at the Folger Shakespeare Library

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List of recipe books at the Folger Shakespeare Library

This page contains a list of all the Folger Shakespeare Library’s early modern English manuscript recipe books, with links to their catalogue records, full-text searchable images, and transcriptions available as plain text files and PDF reading copies. This page is frequently updated as new resources become available.

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Call Number Creator(s) Title Year(s) Reading copy Image/transcription Transcribers
Bd.w. A1767 Miscellaneous collection of receipts [manuscript] PDF TXT Bd.w. A1767.jpg usernames
E.a.1 Miscellany, probably kept by members of a family in Ledbury, Herefordshire [manuscript] PDF E.a.1.jpg usernames
E.a.4 Receipt book [manuscript] PDF E.a.4.jpg
E.a.5 Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London Medical miscellany [manuscript] PDF E.a.5.jpg
V.a.7 Buckhurst, Jane, of Sutton Valence Cookbook of Jane Buckhurst [manuscript] PDF V.a.7.jpg usernames
V.a.8 Cromwell, L., 17th cent. Cookbook of L. Cromwell [manuscript] PDF V.a.8.jpg usernames
V.a.19 Cookbook [manuscript] V.a.19.jpg
V.a.20 Hall, Constance, fl. 1672. Cookbook of Constance Hall [manuscript] PDF V.a.20.jpg usernames
V.a.21 Pharmaceutical and cookery recipes [manuscript] V.a.21.jpg
V.a.125 A book of verses collected by me, R. Dungarvan (with recipes) [manuscript] PDF V.a.125.jpg
V.a.140 Baley, Walter, 1529-1592. Blundell, Richard, active 16th century. Receipt book [manuscript] PDF V.a.140.jpg usernames
V.a.215 Packe, Susanna, fl. 1674. Cookbook of Susanna Packe [manuscript] PDF V.a.215.jpg usernames
V.a.260 Miscellany [manuscript] PDF V.a.260.jpg usernames
V.a.347 Phillips, Dorothy A sermon book with culinary and medical recipes [manuscript] PDF V.a.347.jpg
V.a.361-362 A book of receipts which was given me by several men for several causes, griefs and diseases . . . [manuscript] V.a.361-362.jpg
V.a.364 Webster, Nicholas, fl. 1650 Certain profitable and well experienced collections for making conserve of fruits . . . as also of surgery, approved medicines . . . [manuscript] PDF link=[ usernames
V.a.387 Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639 A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript] V.a.387.jpg
V.a.388 Corlyon, Mrs., fl. 1660 A booke of such medicines as have been approved by the speciall practize of Mrs. Corlyon [manuscript] V.a.388.jpg
V.a.396 Patrick, Penelope, 1646-1725 Receipt book of Penelope Jephson [manuscript] PDF V.a.396.jpg
V.a.397 Brown, Katherine, fl. 1650-1662, compiler Medicinal and cookery recipes [manuscript] V.a.397.jpg
V.a.398 Slee, Andrew, 1629 or 1630- compiler Medicinal recipes compiled by Andrew Slee [manuscript] V.a.398.jpg
V.a.401 Staveley, Jane, 17th century Receipt book of Jane Staveley [manuscript] PDF V.a.401.jpg usernames
V.a.425 Longe, Sarah, fl. 1610 Receipt book of Sarah Longe [manuscript] PDF V.a.425.jpg usernames
V.a.429 Kendall, Rose, active 1682. Cater, Anne, 1651 or 1652-. Clarke, Elizabeth, active 17th-18th century. Bold, Anna Maria, 1708- Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript] V.a.429.jpg
V.a.430 Granville family Cookery and medicinal recipes of the Granville family from Worcestershire and Cadiz [manuscript] PDF V.a.430.jpg usernames
V.a.434 Smith, Ann, fl. 1698 Cookbook of Ann Smith, Reading [manuscript] PDF V.a.434.jpg
V.a.450 Pudsey, Lettice, fl. 1675 Cookery book of Lettice Pudsey, Seisdon, Staffordshire [manuscript] PDF V.a.450.jpg usernames
V.a.452 Sheppey, Thomas, fl. 1675 A book of choice receipts collected from several famous authors a great part in monasteries and often experimented as to a great number of them [manuscript] PDF V.a.452.jpg
V.a.456 Baumfylde, Mary, fl. 1626 Medicinal and cookery recipes of Mary Baumfylde [manuscript] PDF V.a.456.jpg usernames
V.a.458 Medicinal, household and cookery recipes [manuscript] V.a.458.jpg
V.a.468 Fowler, Elizabeth, fl. 1684 Cookbook of Elizabeth Fowler [manuscript] PDF V.a.468.jpg
V.a.490 King, John, 1696-1728 Medicinal and cookery recipes [manuscript] V.a.490.jpg usernames
V.a.540 King, John, 1696-1728 Pattern and medical receipt book of Thomas Bathings [manuscript]
V.a.544 item 2 Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript] V.a.544 item 2.jpg
V.a.561 Cookeries [manuscript] PDF V.a.561.jpg
V.a.562 Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript] PDF V.a.562.jpg
V.a.563 Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript]. PDF V.a.563.jpg usernames
V.a.600 Castleton, Grace Saunderson, Viscountess, d. 1667 The Lady Grace Castleton's booke of receipts [manuscript] PDF V.a.600.jpg usernames
V.a.612 Carr, Anne, active 1674, compiler Choyce receits collected out of the book of receits, of the Lady Vere Wilkinson [manuscript] / begun to be written by the Right Honble the Lady Anne Carr, Jan. 28 1673/4 V.a.612.jpg
V.a.619 Baker, Margaret Receipt book of Margaret Baker [manuscript] PDF V.a.619.jpg usernames
V.a.621 Bacon, Catherine, 1660-1757, author Receipt book of Catherine Bacon [manuscript] PDF V.a.621.jpg
V.a.630 Manuscript cookery book [manuscript] V.a.630.jpg
V.a.669 Cordial waters simple waters and syrrups [manuscript] PDF V.a.699.jpg
V.a.672 Spurgeon, Leonard English 17th century manuscript book of recipes, remedies and household notes [manuscript] V.a.672.jpg
V.a.677 Receipts in Cookery &c: [manuscript] V.a.677b.jpg
V.a.680 Receipt book [manuscript] PDF V.a.680.jpg
V.a.682 Smith, Mary Culinary and medicinal recipe book of Mary Smith [manuscript] 1662 (ca.) V.a.682b.jpg
V.a.683 Miscellaneous Receipts [manuscript] 1709-1727? V.a.683b.jpg
V.a.684 Hutson, Beulah Receipt book [manuscript] 1680 (ca.) V.a.684b.jpg
V.a.685 Receipt book [manuscript] V.a.685.jpg
V.a.686 Manuscript cookery book [manuscript] V.a.686.jpg
V.a.697 Receipt book [manuscript] 1660s (ca.) - 1680s (ca.) V.a.697b.jpg
V.b.13 Cookbook [manuscript] PDF V.b.13.jpg usernames
V.b.14 Dawson, Jane, 17th cent. Cookbook of Jane Dawson [manuscript] V.b.14.jpg
V.b.129 De Feckenham, John, 1515?-1585, compiler This book of sovereign medicines against the most common and known diseases ... collected of Master Doctor Feckenham, late Abbot of Westminster [manuscript] V.b.129.jpg
V.b.272 Receipt book [manuscript] PDF V.b.272.jpg usernames
V.b.273 Receipts in cookery and medicine [manuscript] V.b.273.jpg
V.b.286 Pharmaceutical recipes, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire [manuscript] V.b.286.jpg
V.b.301 Randolph, Grace, 1674-1750 Cookbook of Grace Blome, Kent [manuscript] V.b.301.jpg
V.b.316 M. W. Cookery and medicinal recipes of M.W. [manuscript] V.b.316.jpg
V.b.342 Hookes, Mary, fl. 1680 Receipt book of Mary Hookes [manuscript] V.b.342.jpg
V.b.363 Receipt book [manuscript] PDF V.b.363.jpg usernames
V.b.366 Winch, Rebecca, d. 1713 Receipt book of Rebeckah Winche [manuscript] PDF V.b.366.jpg usernames
V.b.380 English cookery and medicine book, [manuscript] V.b.380.jpg
V.b.399 Culinary manuscript compilation [manuscript] 1680-1690 (ca.) V.b.399b.jpg
V.b.400 Receipt book [manuscript] V.b.400b.jpg
W.a.87 Cookbook [manuscript] W.a.87.jpg
W.a.111 Cookbook [manuscript] W.a.111.jpg
W.a.112 Eyre, Margaret, b. 1686? Cook-book of Margaret Turner [manuscript] W.a.112.jpg
W.a.113 Langley, Elizabeth, fl. 1757 Cookbook of Elizabeth Langley [manuscript] PDF W.a.113.jpg
W.a.136 Smith, Elizabeth, fl. 1749-1800 Receipt book of Elizabeth Smith [manuscript] W.a.136.jpg
W.a.283 Stevens family. Warwick family. Receipt book, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire [manuscript] PDF W.a.283.jpg usernames
W.a.302 Webb, Jane, fl. ca. 1725-ca. 1750 Cookery book of Jane Webb, compiled by several people [manuscript] PDF W.a.302.jpg
W.a.303 Mallett family. Cookery and pharmaceutical recipes of the Malet family, Northamptonshire [manuscript]. PDF W.a.303.jpg
W.a.311 Johnston, Mrs., compiler Receipts for cookery and pastry work [manuscript] PDF W.a.311.jpg
W.a.315 Stone, Dorothy, fl. 1725 Receipt book of Dorothy Stone [manuscript] PDF W.a.315.jpg
W.a.317 Cookbook [manuscript] W.a.317.jpg
W.a.318 Pennyman, Dorothy, 1698 or 9-1754, compiler Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript] W.a.318.jpg
W.a.332 Goodenough, Ann, fl. 1700-1775. Cookery book of Ann Goodenough [manuscript] PDF W.a.332.jpg usernames
W.b.79 Knight, Mrs., fl. 1740 Mrs. Knight's receipt book [manuscript] W.b.79.jpg usernames
W.b.98 Cookbook [manuscript] W.b.98.jpg
W.b.100 Cookbook [manuscript] W.b.100.jpg
W.b.102 Puleston, Mary, d. 1764, compiler Cookbook of Mary Puleston [manuscript] W.b.102.jpg
W.b.103 Payne, Valert, 18th cent. Cook-book of Valert Payne [manuscript] W.b.103.jpg usernames
W.b.456 Vesey, Lettis, fl. ca. 1725 Cookery book of Lettis Vesey [manuscript] W.b.456.jpg
W.b.653 Cookbook [manuscript] W.b.653.jpg usernames
W.b.668 Kirk, Rachel Mrs. Rachel Kirk Book 1707 [manuscript] W.b.668.jpg usernames
X.d.24 Cruso, Mary, fl. 1689. Cookbook of Mary Cruso and Timothy Cruso [manuscript], 1689 September 5. PDF X.d.24.jpg usernames
X.d.457 (1-19) Staveley, Jane, 17th century Receipt book of Jane Staveley [manuscript] X.d.457.jpg
X.d.469 Medical recipes [manuscript] X.d.469.jpg
X.d.602 Recipes for ale [manuscript] PDF X.d.602.jpg usernames
X.d.738 Perssehouse, Richard. Bifolium miscellany of medical, domestic, and veterinary receipts [manuscript], Belhall PDF X.d.738.jpg usernames
X.d.742 Autograph receipt for a medical broth for purifying the blood..., [manuscript], c1690 PDF X.d.742.jpg usernames
X.d.743 Autograph receipt "For the gout" [manuscript], c1690 PDF X.d.743.jpg usernames
X.d.745 Autograph receipt for making gooseberry and currant wine [manuscript], c1690 PDF X.d.745.jpg usernames
X.d.746 Autograph receipt for making a plaister using oyl of olives, half and ounce of opium dissovled in a little brandy, whale ambergris, and other herbs. "this is above all wishing the good efforts of this to my good friend J. W." [manuscript], c1690 PDF X.d.746.jpg usernames
X.d.750 Mosay, M., creator Receipt for sciatica PDF X.d.750.jpg usernames
X.d.751 Receipt for scurvy grass ale [manuscript], ca. 18th century PDF X.d.751.jpg usernames
Y.d.77 (1) Recipes [manuscript] PDF Y.d.77 (1).jpg usernames
Y.d.77 (2) Recipes [manuscript] PDF Y.d.77 (2).jpg usernames
V.a.671 Ornesby, Henry et al Pocketbook with veterinary recipes, Lanchester, County Durham [manuscript]
V.a.674 English cookery and medicine [manuscript] 1670
V.a.675 Lyford, Mary Medical and cookery recipes [manuscript] 1665 (approximately)
V.a.677 Manuscript cookery book [manuscript] 17 th century (late)
V.a.678 Manuscript cookery book [manuscript] 17 th century (late) - 18 th century (early)
V.a.681 Shirley, Dorothy, 1683-1721, compiler Receipt book [manuscript] 1694 (approximately)
V.a.704 Thayer, John Receipt book [manuscript] 1600s (ca.)
V.b.381 Receipt book, [manuscript] 1690s (ca.)
W.a.521 Spearman, John, author English receipts & notes on celestial and terrestrial globes [manuscript] 1689 - 3 Dec. 1703
W.a.527 Receipt book [manuscript] 1710 (ca.)
acc. no. 270959 Halliday, Molly Receipt book [manuscript] 1660-1720
acc. no. 271103 Napkyn, Hugh A booke conteyning divers excellent & approoved remedyes in phisique and chyrugery [manuscript] 1630s
acc. no. 271199 Receipt book [manuscript] 18th century
acc. no. 271237 Bragge family Receipt book [manuscript] 1688 (ca.)
acc. no. 271242 Receipt book [manuscript] 17th century
acc. no. 271390 Banner, Susanna Receipt book, 2 vols. [manuscript] 1707
acc. no. 271399 Handley, Hanah Receipt book [manuscript] 1695 (ca.)
acc. no. 271774 Jackson, Sarah Receipt book of Mrs Sarah Jackson [manuscript] 1688 - 1755 (ca.)
acc. no. 271794 Receipt book [manuscript] 1740 - 1770 (ca.)
acc no. 271764 Jordason, Elizabeth Receipt book [manuscript] 1734
acc no. 271765 A Collection of excellent Medicines, Balsames, Plaisters Salves, &c: the contents Whereof are exprest in the next page [manuscript] 1715 (ca.)
acc. no. 271790 Hoo, Susanna Receipt book [manuscript] 1654
acc no. 271936 Hitch, Miss and Polley Lee Receipt book, Yorkshire [manuscript]
acc. no. 271931 Jodrell, Ann Receipt book [manuscript] 1776 (ca.)
acc. no. Turner, Sarah Receipt book [manuscript] 1658 - 1755 (ca.)
acc. no. Receipt book [manuscript] 1726 (ca.)
acc. no. Astry, Diana Receipt book [manuscript] 1701 - 1708 (ca.)