Ref NoMS/411/1
TitleVolume 1
DescriptionBound volume containing 59 watercolour paintings of flowering plants, mostly British, as well as labels and details of the date and location that the flower was found. The bound volume has 'Scrap Book' emboldened on the front, and the number '1' written on the spine. The following plants are listed showing the page number, the common name or names, and the Latin name in brackets:

1. Wild Clematis, Traveller's Joy, Old Man's Beard (Clematis Vitalba)
2. Wild Clematis, Traveller's Joy, Old Man's Beard (Clematis Vitalba)
3. Lesser Meadow Rue (Thalictrum minus)
4. Meadow Rue (Thalictrum flavum)
5. Pasque flower (Anemone Pulsatilla)
6. Wood Anemone (Anemone nemorosa). Also depicts detail of a seed
7. Pheasant's Eye (Adonis autumnalis). Also depicts detail of a seed
8. Mousetail (Myosurus minimus)
9. Water Ranunculus (Ranunculus aquatilis) ['Deltatus' is written in pencil too]
10. [Various leaved Water-crowfoot] (Ranunculus heterophyllus) ['Druce' written in pencil too]
11. Ivy leaved Ranunculus (Ranunculus hederaceus)
12. Great Spearwort (Ranunculus Lingua)
13. Great Spearwort (Ranunculus Lingua)
14. Lesser Spearwort (Ranunculus Flammula)
15. Snaketongue [Spearwort], Adder's Tongue Spearwort (Ranunculus Ophioglossifolius). Also depicts detail of a root leaf
16. Lesser Celandine (Ranunculus Ficaria)
17. Celery-leaved Ranunculus (Ranunculus sceleratus)
18. Wood Ranunculus, Goldilocks (Ranunculus auricomus). Also depicts detail of a seed and root leaves
19. Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris). Also depicts details of a stem and anthers with notes
20. Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus repens). Also depicts detail of a stem angular
21. Erect form of Creeping Ranunculus (Ranunculus repens) ['Druce' written in pencil too]
22. Pine-leaved ranunculus (Ranunculus flabellatus)
23. Bulbous Buttercup (Ranunculus bulbosus). Also depicts detail of anthers, sepals and stem
24. Hairy Ranunculus (Ranunculus sardous or hirsutus)
25. Small-flowered Ranunculus (Ranunculus parviflorus)
26. Corn Ranunculus (Ranunculus arvensis)
27. Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)
28. Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris var guerangerii)
29. Globe Flower (Trollius europoeus)
30. Winter Aconite (Eranthis Hyemalis). Also depicts detail of petals
31. Green Hellebore, Bear's-foot (Helleborus viridis)
32. Stinking Hellebore (Helleborus foetidus)
33. Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris)
34. Monk's hood (Aconitum Napellus). Also depicts detail of a seed
35. Paeony [Peony] (Paeonia Corallina). Also depicts detail of root leaves
36. Paeony (Paeonia Corallina)
37. Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
38. Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
39. White water lily (Nymphaea alba)
40. Yellow Waterlily (Nuphar luteum)
41. Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum)
42. Field Poppy (Papavar Rhoeas)
43. Long Smooth-headed Poppy (Papavar dubium)
44. Rough-headed Poppy (Papavar hybridum)
45. Yellow Welsh Poppy (Mecanopsis Cambrica)
46. Common Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
47. Yellow Horned Poppy (Glaucium luteum)
48. Common Fumitory (Fumaria Officinalis)
49. [Western Ramping Fumitory] (Fumaria Occidentalis)
50. (Fumaria Martinii). Also depicts detail of a fruit
51. Yellow Corydalis (Corydalis Lutea)
52. Climbing Corydalis (Capnoides (Corydalis) Claviculata) ['Druce' is written in pencil too]
53. Hoary Shrubby Stock (Matthiola incan)
54. Sea Stock (Matthia Sinuata)
55. Wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri)
56. Winter Cress (Barbarea Vulgaris)
57. [Small-flowered Winter Cress] (Barbarea Stricta)
58. [Land Cress?] (Barbarea Verna)
59. Common Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

A poem entitled 'Easter Day' and with the initials G.W. is inserted at the beginning of the volume.
Extent1 bound volume
NotesN.B. Some of the notes of locations and dates of flowers appear to have been acquired by Gwatkin through other people as it sometimes states 'per [through] E. Marsden Jones' or 'per Dr Vigurs'.
Creator NameGwatkin, J.R.G.
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