Items created for the anniversary of the wreck of the Schomberg and displayed in the Peterborough Hall as part of the anniversary celebrations. Sea Shanty lyrics include a reference to Bully Forbes, Captain.
All Schomberg information pertains to display and presentation at the time of the anniversary of the shipwreck celebration in 2015.
Plastic zipped satchel containing collected information about the wreck of the Schomberg, created for the 160 year anniversary of the wreck of the Schomberg. Items included are: transcription of the diary of James Hopkins journey on the Schomberg; transcription of the diary of Thomas Angove, passenger on the Clipper ship the Schomberg; 14 large print pages summarising the story of the Schomberg and including lyrics of Blow Boys, Blow, a halyard sea shanty; Ron Cashmore's input.
Inscriptions & markings
James Hopkins original diary held in the UK, this copy for display by he Peterborough Residents Association, Peterborough History Group. Thomas Angove original diary held in the UK, this copy for display by he Peterborough Residents Association, Peterborough History Group.