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The 1989 Publication Oglivie's Encyclopedia of Useful Information gives a (far from scientific) chronology of the time taken to digest various foods:
|milk (raw)||1¼ hours|
|eggs (raw)||1½ hours|
|milk (boiled)||2 hours|
|eggs (boiled)||3 hours|
|beef (roast)||3 hours|
|bread (fresh)||3¼ hours|
|carrots (boiled)||3¼ hours|
|turnips (boiled)||3½ hours|
|fowls (roast)||4 hours|
|veal (roast)||5½ hours|
Source: Schott's Food And Drink Miscellany