Marion Sambourne (1851-1914) was de echtgenote van de Britse cartoonist, tekenaar en fotograaf Edward Linley Sambourne. Ze hield vele jaren een dagboek bij, waarin ze vooral huishoudelijke zaken neerschreef.
Friday 28 July.
Bacon, ½ haddock etc. Hashed mutton, whiting, mackerel, gooseberry tart etc.
White soup, fish, steak, tomatoes, cauliflower, chocolate blancmange, cheese
straws. Ham came in. Last day of Mrs Breffitt. Go with Tilda to Stores, took
Baby. Jessie ill at 1 o/c in night.
Saturday 29 July.
Bacon, 2 new laid eggs, jam etc. Roast leg og mutton, rice, cutlets, tomatoes, cold
mutton. Mrs F.Gordon's garden party 3-8. Went with a'Becketts, v. jolly.
Jessie's Baby Girl born at 6 o/c in evg, called there on way home.
Sunday 30 July.
Bacon, buttered eggs etc. Steak, cold mutton & fowl, plum tarts & chocolate
shapes. Soup, cold fowl, tomato salad, roast beef, vegetable marrow, greengage
tart, blancmange, cheese straws.
Monday 31 July.
Bacon, boiled eggs. Cold beef, pancakes. Potato soup, rissoles. Lovely day. Went
to see Baby, very pretty little thing, dark. Went to “Home” about cook. Lin goes
with Burnand & Tenniel to Epping Forest. V. hot. Go shopping in carriage with
Tilda, took Maud & baby.