Light blue glass, burst-off lip, disposable lamp. These were sold containing oil/ paraffin, with a wick through the cork.
A close-up of bottle fragments and other material from the rectory rubbish pit at Brockdish. Centre: ‘black’ glass English dip-moulded wine bottle bases. Below left: the square, tapering base of a black-glass Dutch or possibly English dip-moulded gin...
A milk glass oil lamp stand in the bottom of the trench, cleared out after the death of Mary Everett in 1908.
Part of the lid from Samuel Clarke’s Patent Pyramid Food Warmer and Night Light. This was a lidded jug with a small metal stand, holding a night light, which heated it from below. It was used in the nursery for boiling milk (to kill bacteria), keeping food warm...
Aqua paraffin lamp, embossed ‘The Star Lamp’. Burst lip.
The central part of an oil lamp (standing upside-down).
Glassware from the School House, including a turquoise cup, a stem and foot from wine or sherry glasses, a jug or mug handle, part of a sugar bowl and a lamp flue.