As I said yesterday, in my post about the Royal Albert Memorial Museum at Exeter, that I would share my memorial item from the Museum.
One of my ancestors, was well known and lived in various places round the globe, but was born and died in Devon and in particular Exeter. I gave a fleeting thought on whether there would be anything at the museum about Sir John Bowring (1792 – 1872).
Well, as luck would have it there was a small mention of Sir John and in particular the fact that he left his collection to the Museum.
Here is what was on display –