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DIARY NO. 21.

 

JUNE 9TH. 1833 TO AUGUST 23RD. 1833 .

JUN.

9TH.} FATHER AND I TOOK OUR SECOND EXCURSION TO NORTHFLEET BY THE HERO STEAMER,RETURNED BY THE SAME BOAT ,RODE TO BOND STREET IN THE FIGARO.

11TH.} TO CHARING CROSS TO BOOK A PLACE FOR MOTHER.

12TH.} TO THE NEW HUNGERFORD MARKET ,MET THOS THERE .THE LAST TWO DAYS 11TH. AND 12TH. TREMENDOUS WIND .

13TH.} THURSDAY ,I WENT WITH MOTHER TO THE COACH OFFICE AND THE STARTED BY THE HOLT COACH .FARE 1-5s. RAINED VERY HARD DURING THE MORNING.

14TH.} EVENING TO THOS ,TO DRURY LANE SAW A HOUSE ON FIRE .

15TH.} MY WATCH CLEANED BY DIVEREHOUSE, 5/6d.

16TH.} SUNDAY. WESTMINSTER BRIDGE .AFTERNOON FATHER AND I WENT ALONG MILLBANK ROUND BY CHELSEA .EVENING TO DRURY LANE MET ??,TO WATERLOO BRIDGE ,HUGERFORD MARKET .TO THOS TO SUPPER.

17TH.} TO COURT OF KINGS BENCH .TO COLLINGE HOME TO TEA .EVENING TO ADELPHI THEATRE HERD MATTHEWS COMIC ANNUAL FOR 1833 .PIT 2/-.

18TH.} ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO.KING DINED WITH THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON .EVENING TO HYDE PARK CORNER,TO SERPENTINE.

19TH.} GRAND FANCY FAIR AT HANOVER ROOMS .I WENT THERE AND SAW HER MAJESTY LEAVE .

21ST.} CALLED FOR SUSAN AND WITH HER TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW GERMAN OPERA CALLED MAGIC FLUTE ,THOMPSONS STATUES AND BALLET OFTHE PAGES OF THE DUKE DE-VENDOME PIT.MET MR. BEACHAM AND MR. HALL THERE ,WALTER AND WHITEHURST COACH FACTORY BURNT DOWN AT

4 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

22ND.} HERRIES ,TO COURT OF EXCHEQUER .EVENING WITH MR. BUTTERS ,CARRAGE TO GREENWICH -TOOK A BOAT AND WENT ON BOARD THE UNITED KINGDOM -WINBURGH? STEAMER 175 FEET LONG 42 FEET BROAD ,TOOK STAGE AND RODE HOME.

23RD.} SUNDAY.EVENING FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK ROUND BY KENSINGTON GARDENS.

24TH.} TO VERE STREET TO POST A LETTER FOR MOTHER.

26TH.} TO SHOE LANE TO MORNING HERALD OFFICE.

30TH.} SUNDAY MORNING ,FATHER AND I CALLED FOR MR. HALL AND WITH HIM TO ST. KATHERINES ,STARTED BY THE ALBION STEAMER FOR THE MEDWAY AT 20 MINS TO 9 ,NORTHFLEET 1/2 PAST 11 -GRAVESEND 10 MINS TO 12 - WENT ROUND THE "TREMENDOUS ",A MAN OF WAR AND TURNED

FOR HOME AT 2 O'CLOCK.GRAVESEND 1/4 TO 5 .NORTHFLEET 20 MINS PAST 5 ,GREENWICH 1/4 TO 8 -HOME 20 MINS PAST 8 .VERY FINE DAY.

JUL.

1ST.} ECLIPSE OF THE MOON.

2ND.} HUNGERFORD MARKET FIRST OPENED .GRAHAM'S ASCENT IN BALLOON,I WENT WITH THOS IN THE EVENING AND SAW FIRE WORKS.

3RD.} TO HARDINGS ,TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LAST SCENE OF FIDELIO -TAGLIONI MADAMASELLE PASTA -3RD. ACT (ITALIAN) OTELLO-DANCE-AND EURYANTHE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7TH.} SUNDAY,TO WESTMINSTYER BRIDGE AND THEN ON BOARD THE DIANA TO RICHMOND ,ARRIVED 1/2 PAST 1 O'CLOCK.AFTERNOON WE WALKED TO PETERSHAM,TO RICHMOND TO TEA .STARTED 1/2 PAST 6 ARRIVED 1/4 PAST 8 .

10TH.}EVENING TO LEICESTER STREET AND BOUGHT 2 VOLUMES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE

FOR 5/-.

11TH.} EVENING TO THOS AND WITH HIM TO SEE CHARLES IN BERWICK STREET.

12TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE HALF PRICE SAW MADELLE.LE TAGLIONI AS LA BAYDERE TURNING THE TABLES AND LA SYLPHIDE.

14TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON STARTED 2 O'CLOCK WITH HORSE AND CHAISE TO HAMPTON COURT PALACE ,TOOK A WALK ROUND THE GARDENS ,THEN TO THE MAZE .STARED 6 O'CLOCK THROUGH BUSHEY PARK ,HAD TEA AT TEDDINGTON ,HOME 1/4 PAST 9 .THEN I WENT AND SUPPED AT THOS.

16TH.} TO MRS.TURNERS TO HUNGERFORD STAIRS TOOK BOAT WENT ACROSS THE RIVER TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE CHARGE -/3d- TO COLLINGS WITH FATHER(VERY ILL) TO HYDE PARK'

17TH.} ECLIPSE OF THE SUN VISIBLE .

20TH.} WE RECEIVED PART OF MOTHERS LUGGAGE AND I SENT A LETTER TO SHIPDHAM TO MEET HER.

21ST.} SUNDAY.TO HUNGERFORD MARKET -AFTER TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE -EVENING TO OXFORD STREET.

AUG.

7TH.} EVENING TO MR. VERNONS AND TO THE PANTECH. ,TOOK LITTLE EDWARD HALL WITH ME .

8TH.} TO THE PANTECHNION.EVENING TO DRURY LANE THEATRE TO PAGANINIS LAST CONCERT ,HERD HIM PERFORM 5 PIECES OF MUSIC ON THE VIOLIN,AND A VARIETY OF SINGING.PIT.

9TH.} TO HOPPERS AND WHITES .EVENING MR. O.DWYER M.P. GAVE ME AN ORDER FOR THE GALLERY OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.I WENT AND HERD MR. ATTWOOD

OF BIRMINGHAM MAKE A SPEECH AND THEN THE WHOLE HOUSE WENT INTO COMMITTEE UPON THE BANK CHARTER.I WAS THERE DURING THE DISCUSSION ON SEVERAL OF THE CLAUSES AND LEFT THE GALLERY FOR DIVISIONS 3 TIMES DURING THE EVENING ,LEFT AT 12 O'CLOCK.

MRS. BEAUMONT DIED.

11TH.} SUNDAY ,NORNING I WENT TO HEAR CHARITY SERMON AT LANGHAM CHURCH -TWO ANTHEMS SANG BY ST.PAULS CHORISTERS, SOLO BY MR. HOBBS AND A GREAT PART OF THE SERVICE CHANTED-HOME TO DINNER -THEN STARTED AT 1/2 PAST 2FOR GREENWICH .SAW CHARLOTTE CHARLES AND

MR.EDWARDS .EVENING TO BLACKHEATH WALKED PART OF THE WAY TO TOWN WITH CHARLES ,TOOK OMNIBUS AND RODE TO THE END OF CONDUIT STREET.

12TH.} RECEIVED A LETTER FROM FATHER THEN AT MARGATE.EVENING TO W. WYBROO'S,MET THOS THERE,TO BAZAAR.??

13TH.} TO THE PANTECHNICON SUSAN CALLED AT OURS ,I WENT HOME WITH HER AND THEN WITH THOS TO REGENTS STREET ,AND TO BUY TICKET.

15TH.} TO MANSION HOUSE.

16TH.} EVENING TO JONES AUCTION HOUSE BOUGHT DRESSING CASE .9/-.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18TH.} SUNDAY.I MET T. MASON IN OXFORD STREET AND WENT WITH HIM TO ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL,WET AFTERNOON, EVENING I WENT TO MILLBANK SAW STEAMERS ARRIVE ,THOS GONE WITH CHARLES TO GRAVESEND.

21ST.} JOHN WRIGHT DIED SUDDEN. TO?????? HOME TO DINNER .TOOK OMNIBUS RODE TOST. NICHOLAS LANE ,EVENING TO T. WYBROO'S MET THOS THERE AND WITH HIM TO CAMBERWALE FAIR ,ARRIVED AT HOME AT 11 0'CLOCK.

 

I OMITTED TO STATE THAT ON THE 19TH. DAY OF AUGUST LAST PAST CHARLES RAVEY COMMENCED BUSINESS FOR HIMSELF AT CONDUIT STREET .

 

22ND.} FATHER STILL AT MARGATE POORLY.

23RD.} HERE MUST BE ENDED ANOTHER RECORD OF MY PAST EVENTS ,MY MIND BEING SADLY VEXED BY THE ILLNESS OF MY FATHER AT THIS TIME.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 22 .

 

AUGUST 24TH. 1833 TO OCTOBER 2ND. 1833.

AUG.

24TH.} SATURDAY, TO HERRIES MET MR.WRIGHT THERE -HIS SON JOHN BURIED THIS DAY.

25TH.} SUNDAY .I STARTEDAT 9 O'CLOCK BY THE DART STEAMER ,ARRIVED AT GRAVESEND 1/4 PAST 11 ,NORE LIGHT 10 MINS TO 1 O'CLOCK.AND LANDED ON MARGATE JETTY 1/4 PAST 3 ,PERFORMING THE DISTANCE IN 6 HOURS AT THE RATE OF 14 MILES AN HOUR.MET FATHER WITH HIM TO

THE QUEENS ARMS ,THEN WE HIRED A CARRIAGE AND DROVE TO RAMSGATE.5 O'CLOCK.STOPPED 1 HOUR ,THEN HOME TO MARGATE -4 MILES. TO TEA THEN TO CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC AT THE ROYAL HOTEL.

26TH.} TOOK VARIOUS WALKS ABOUT THE TOWN THEN FATHER AND I DROVE TO THE TOWN OF KINGSGATE.BROADSTAIRS TO THE ROSE INN TOOK LUNCH THEN HOME BY ST. PETERS.EVENING TO THE BAZAARS AND TO THE THEATRE SAW MR. AND MRS. VENING.MISS GARDINER RAYMOND AND AGNES -H

OUSE VERY EMPTY- 16 PERSONS ONLY IN THE PIT.

27TH.} HAD MY BREAKFAST THEN STARTED BY THE ROYAL GEORGE PACKET 9 O'CLOCK ,AFTER A VERY LONG PASSAGE ARRIVED AT 1/2 PAST 5 -BEING 8 1/2 HOURS COMING.

30TH.} STARTED BY THE BRILLIANT TO GRAVESEND WENT TO THE TOWN LUNCHEON?

ORDERED DINNER FOR THE NEXT DAY -TO WINDMILL HILL WALKED TO NORTHFLEET HOME BY THE ALBION 1/- FAST RAIN, TOOK CAB RODE TO BOND STREET.

31ST.} SATURDAY,JAS, MR. HALL ,FRANK AND I TOOK ACOACH IN HOLBORN AND RODE TO ST. KATHERINES DOCK ,EMBARKED ON BOARD THE ALBION,MET ALL THE MESS?

THERE ,TREMENDOUS WIND AND RAIN THE WHOLE OF THE DAY .LANDED AT NORTHFLEET WALKED TO THE RENN PIN??CH.?MR. CURTIP 14 TO DINNER ,I AND 6 OTHERS RETURNED BY THE BRILLIANT AT 5 O'CLOCK .DREADFUL STORM ,WIND AND RAIN.LANDED 9 O'CLOCK, TOOK OMNIBUS RODE TO R

EGENTS STREET.

SEP.

1ST.} SUNDAY.TOOK A WALK TO ST.JAMES PARK ,MET MR. AHS.?.EVENING TO MR. HALLS ,HUNGERFORD MARKET.

2ND.} I WALKED TO THE HAYMARKET TOOK CAB RODE TO TEMPLE BAR 1/- TO PRAED'S BANKER TO SYMONS WHARF TOOLEY STREET.

5TH.} FATHER HOME FROM MARGATE BEEN GONE ONE MONTH AND TWO DAYS.

6TH.} TO SYMONS WHARF AND TO BARTHOLOMEW FAIR.

7TH.} TO FRAMPTONS TO HERRIES .EVENING TO THOS.

GRANDMOTHER 60 --PICTURE ARRIVED HERE.

9TH.} TOOK A RIDE IN CAB WITH FATHER -AFTERNOON TO PICADILLY .EVENING I WENT OVER VAUXHALL BRIDGE TO THE VAUXHALL GARDENS ,ROPE DANCING ,FIREWORKS ,SINGING AND A SPLENDID VIEW OF THE CITY OF ANTWERP.,ADMISSION 1/- .

CORONATION GAL--? TORNITTED? THE FOLLOWING IN ITS PROPER DATE AND PLACE. ??.TO THE ADELPHI THEATRE SAW DYING MADE EASY ?ISS THE FLOWER OF DUMBLANC

AND J. REEVE AS TOM THUMB.

10TH.}TO HAMPSTEAD.

11TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15TH.} SUNDAY.TOOK A WALK WITH FATHER TOHYDE PARK ,MET MR. NEWSON,HOME TO DINNER.STARTED IN TILBURY 1/4 PAST 2 ,EDGWARE 1/4 PAST 3, TO STANMORE 20

MINS TO 4 ,STOPPED AT THE ROYAL HOTEL-TOOK A WALK .MET MR. SOUTHEY.STARTED 1/4 TO 5 ARRIVED AT BOND STREET AT 1/4 PAST 6-- 10 MILES .EVENING I WENT TO CHARLES MET THOS AND SUSAN THERE.

17TH.} TO CHARLES HOME WITH HIM AND THEN TO THOS,LEFT HIM AT DOOR OF ADELPHI,SAW FIRE FROM THE BRIDGE.

18TH.} TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE SAW FIREWORKS.

22ND.} SUNDAY. TO MILLBANK .AFTERNOON I DROVE FATHER AND EDWARD HALL 12 1/2 MILES ON THE UXBRIDGE ROAD THROUGH ACTON, EALING .STOPPED AT SOUTHALL, 10 MILES ,AT THE GEORGE AND DRAGON PASSED THE IMMENSE LUNATIC ASYLUM,ARRIVED AT HOME 10 MINS PAST 7.

24TH.} TO OXFORD STREET WITH MR. LEIGH'S COACH.

25TH.} SUSAN CALLED HOME WITH HER MERSEEYS?.

26TH.} FATHER VERY BAD WITH THE GOUT. TO MILLS.

29TH.} ST. MICHAEL SUNDAY WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ,AFTERNOON THROUGH REGENTS PARK TO THE NEW BARNET ROAD ,JOINING THE OLD ONE AT WHETSTONE ,TO BARNETT 9 1/4 MILES SAW THE PILLARS PLACED ON THE SPOT WHERE THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT IN 1471 BY EARL OF WARWICK AND E

DWARD THE FOURTH -IN WHICH THE EARL WAS SLAIN-

WEWENT AS FAR AS THE 12 MILE STONE,THEN RETURNED THROUGH BARNET,.STOPPED AT THE SWAN AND TWO NECKS, WHETSTONE. CAME HOME THROUGH HIGHGATE TUNNEL.KENTISH TOWN ARRIVED IN BOND STREET 1/4 TO 7 ,AFTER TEA I WENT TO CHARLES 'S LODGING IN MADDOX STREET.

OCT.

2ND.} TROVELLS-NEW BLUCHER BOOTS.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 23.

 

CHESTER

OCTOBER 5TH. 1833 TO DECEMBER 9TH. 1833.

 

OCT.

5TH.} SATURDAY.STARTED 1/4 BEFORE 6 FROM THE BULL ANDMOUTH OFFICE

BY THE SOVEREIGN WORCESTER? COACH .TOOK BREAKFAST AT HIGH WYCOMBE 1/2

PAST 9.ARRIVED AT OXFORD 1/4 TO 1 0'CLOCK,OLD WOODSTOCK 2,AND AT THE

PRETTY TOWN OF CHIPPING NORTON 1/2 PAST 3. PASSED VERY NEAR CAMDEN AND

ARRIVEDAT BROADWOOD? 20 MINS PAST 5,AND BENGEWORTH? AND EVESHAM 6 O'CLOCK.THE

RIVER AVON PARTING THEM THOGH THE SAME BOROUGH?. ARRIVED AT THE HAR

AND JAYER???

WORCESTER 1/4 BEFORE 8,TO BROADWAY DOWN THE IMMENSE HILL FROM WHICH

THE SUMMIT OF WHICH I SAW A MOST SPLENDID VIEW AND THE SUN SET BEHIND

THE MALVERN HILLS.TO THE SHAKESPEAR, ANGEL STREET ,TOOK TEA AND WALK

ROUND THE CITY THROUGH THE MARKET AND THEN HALF PRICE TO THE THEATRE

,SAW IS HE JEALOUS AND RAISING THE WIND,THE PERFORMANCE VERY PASSABLE.HOUSE

VERY EMPTY

PIT 1/-.

6TH.} SUNDAY .HAD MY BREAKFAST WITH TWO VERY AGREEABLE COMPANIONS

.WENT AND VIEWED THE EXTERIOR OF THE CATHEDRAL,TO THE BANKS OF THE SEVERN

,CROSSED THE STONE BRIDGE WITH FIVE ARCHES-GOOD ROAD AND FINE VIEW OF

THE CITY. 11 O'CLOCK TO THE INTERIOR OF THE CATHEDRAL (AND ROUND THE

CLOISTERS ,VERY ANCIENT.) SOME VERY OLD FINE TOMBS .HANDSOME ORGAN,THE

PIPES ALL BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED BUT BADLY PLAYED-THE SPLENDID STONE PULPIT

CUT OUT OF A SOLID BLOCK BEAUTIFUL GOTHIC STONEWORK -BUT NOT WOODWORK-TO

DINNER TO BOOK MY PLACE THEN I TOOK A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE CITY,SAW

GUILD HALL WITH STATUES OF QUEEN ANNE -CHARLES 1 AND 2 ,KING EDGARS

TOWER AND GATE.

7TH.} MONDAY.STARTED AT 8 O'CLOCK FROM THE STAR AND GARTER BY THE

HIBERNIA COACH ,THROUGH KIDDERMINSTER,A DIRTY MARKET TOWN-TO BRIDGENORTH

.GOT OFF COACH CROSS THE BRIDGE AND UP THE FOOTPATH CUT THROUGH THE

SOLID ROCK,60 YDS. IN HEIGHT -TOWN AT THE TOP ,THROUGH COLEBROOK DALE

A BEAUTIFUL VIEW OVER IRON BRIDGE ,PASSED THE MONUMENT OF LORD HELL

,A HANDSOME DORIC COLUMN. ARRIVED AT SHREWBURY AT 1 O'CLOCK .50 MILES

,FARE 14/-,GUARD AND COACHMAN 2/6d.TO THE WHEATSHEAF INN HAD MY DINNER

TOOK WALK ROUND THE OLD CASTLE -THE PRISON TO THE WELSH AND ENGLISH

BRIDGES OVER THE SEVERN.

EVENING TO THE THEATRE.

8TH.} TUESDAY.1 O'CLOCK STARTED BY THE HIBERNIA FOR CARDEN 39 MILES

TO CHESTER FARE 8/-. COACHMAN AND GUARD 1/6 d.THROUGH WEM? AND WHITCHURCH

ARRIVED AT CARDEN HALL AT 5 O'CLOCK .SAW MR. LECHE RETURN FROM HUNTING

-VIEWED THE HUNTING STABLES,14 HUNTERS.AFTER SUPPER I WENT WITH 2 OTHERS

TO SLEEP AT THE INN AT BASTON.

9TH.} WEDNESDAY.HAD MY BREAKFAST -FINE VALLEY BEYOND THE INN-TO CARDEN

SAW MR. LECHE .AFTERNOON I STARTED FOR CHESTER 1/2 PAST 3,CAME INTO

THE MAIL ROAD AGAINST THE 8 MILE STONE FROM CHESTER .TO THE RAVEN AT

CHESTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/2 PAST 6 .AFTER TEA TOOK A WALK ROUND THE CITY OVER THE OLD BRIDGE

PARTLY ROUND THE WALLS.BOUGHT PRINTS.

10TH.} THURSDAY . LEFT CHESTER 6 O'CLOCK TO BREAKFAST AT CARDEN .TOOK

ALBION COACH AT BARNHILL,CAME THROUGH MALPAS WHITCHURCH 1/2 PAST 2-NEWPORT

-WALSALL SAW THE IMMENSE QUANTITIES OF FURNACES ,ARRIVED AT THE ALBION

HOTEL BIRMINGHAM 1/2 PAST 7. FARE 15/- COACHMAN 2/-..HAD MY TEA TOOK

A WALK WENT AND SAW THE ROYAL CLARENCE GLASS VASE ,A MOST MAGNIFICENT

PIECE OF WORK .ADMISSION -/6d.SLEPT AT TURKS HEAD INN.

11TH.} STARTED AT 1/4 BEFORE 7 BY THE CROWN PRINCE COACH FOR LONDON

 

FARE 1 THROUGH WARWICK 9 O'CLOCK 20 MILES ,SAW THE IMMENSE CASTLE -TO

LEMMINGTON 82 MILES HANDSOME NEW TOWN -DAVENTRY -WEEDON-STONEY STRATFORD-DUNSTABLE-ST.ALBANS FAIR -EDGEWARE, ARRIVED AT OXFORD STREET AT 8 O'CLOCK.

LE-ST.ALBANS FAIR -EDGEWARE, ARRIVED AT OXFORD STREET AT 8 O'CLOCK.

12TH.} SATURDAY,RODE IN OMNIBUS TO CORNHILL,TO CURRIES, TO HENRIETTA

STREET ,TO TEA WITH THOS.

13TH.} SUNDAY, TO ST. MARTINS .AFTERNOON FATHER AND I TOOK WALK TO

BAYSWATER ,EVENING TO KING STREET CHAPEL.

15TH.} THOS CALLED AND WITH HIM TO THE SERPENTINE .

17TH.} SAW MR. PAUL .TO COX AND GREENWOOD,AND TEMPLE BAR .STEAM CARRIAGE

TO GREENWICH.

20TH.} MISS CHAMBERLAIN BURIED.SUNDAY. ST. JAMES .AFTERNOON FATHER

AND I TOOK A RIDE TO TURNHAM GREEN.HOME TO TEA. EVENING TO ST.MARYLEBONE

CHURCH .MET THOS AND SUSAN ,WITH THEMTO CHESTER TERRACE.

24TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE FOR MOROCCOS.

26TH.} HERRIES .EVENING TO THE HAYMARKET THEATRE SAW ARTAXERXES- MISS

ELIZA PATON AS MANDANE UNCLE JOHN AND THE COMEDY OF THE STEWARD.

27TH.} SUNDAY. I TOOK A WALK TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE .FETCHED EDWARD

HALL AND THEN FATHER ,EDWARD AND I STARTED IN TELBURY FOR VAUXHALL 1

O'CLOCK.

STOPPEDAT THE GEORGE AND DRAGON ARRIVED IN BOND STREET 1/4 PAST 6.TO

MR. HALLS AND TO THOS .MET CHARLES DALTON.THEN WITH THOS AND SUSAN TO

CONDUIT STREET.

30TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE ,1/2 PRICE, SAW TRAGEDY OF WERNER AND

THE FIRST REPRESENTATION OF PRINCE LEE-BOO?.

31ST.} I WENT WITH FATHER TO PICADILLY TO TAKE COACH FOR BRENTFORD-IT

BEING THE FIRST NIGHT OF HIS SLEEPING AT BRENTFORD.

NOV.

3RD.} SUNDAY. TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY MRS. NICHOLS DINED WITH US .AFTERNOON

I TOOK A WALK TO HYDE PARK .EVENING TO THOS MET CHARLES AND MARIANNETHERE,

RODE HOME WITH THEM TO MILL R-.

4TH.} TO BROAD STREET AND HOPPERS .THOS CALLED AND WITH HIM TO CARD

PARTY AT CHARLES TO CELEBRATE THE BITHDAY OF MARIANNE.LOST -/6d.

9TH.} TO HERRIES.TO THE OLYMPIC THEATRE 1/2 PRICE SAW LOOK AT HOME

MR.LISTON AND HIGH LOW JACK AND THE GAME OR THE CARD PARTY . PIT.

11TH.} WITH THOS HALF PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN SAW FERRY AND THE MILL

AND MY NEIGHBOURS WIFE.

13TH.} TO GASS WORKS COURT OF KINGS BENCH AND COLLINGES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14TH.} RODE TO THE CITY AND BACK

16TH.} HERRIES,WE HAD OUR ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT SUPPER AT THOMAS'S.

18TH.} TO GRAYS INN SQUARE.

19TH.} TO THE ADEPHI THEATRE 1/2 PRICE SAW BUTTERFLYS BALL AND DESERTED

VILLAGE.

22ND.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE 1/2 PRICE SAW ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA AND

GIOVANNI IN LONDON -MRS. FITZWILLIAM.

23RD.}WITH A TILBURY TO STEAM PACKET WHARF ST. KATHERINES .MR. HOPKINS

CALLED AT OURS .TO HERRIES.

24TH.} TOOK A WALK ,VERY WET AFTERNOON.

27TH.} T. AND S. MARRIED 10 YEARS.

30TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW POOR GENTLEMAN AND MID-SUMMERS NIGHTS

DREAM .

DEC.

5TH.} TO REGENTS STREET MET MR.HALL TO SOHO SQUARE.

6TH.} TO TRHE STRAND THEATRE 1/2 PRICE SAW THE STRANDED ACTOR ,HERD

MR. RUSSELL SING GREAT MANY SONGS.

8TH.} SUNDAY.TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY .AFTERNOON FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK

TO HYDE PARK.EVENING I HERD MR. IRVING -AND THEN TO CHARLOTTE STREET

TO HEAR THE LECTURE BY MR. DEVON?.SONGS, CHOROUS-3d. ADMITTANCE..

9TH.} WORKMAN COMMENCED REPAIRING THE HOUSES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 24.

 

 

DECEMBER 11TH.1833 TO MARCH 25TH. 1834.

 

DEC.

11TH.} WE REMOVED ALL THE FURNITURE OUT OF THE BOND STREET ROOMS READY FOR THE WORKMEN TO COMMENCE.

12TH.} TOOK UP OUR QUARTERS IN MADDOX STREET,I SLEPT THERE FOR THE FIRST NIGHT.

13TH.} THE ROOF ----?? OFF THE FRONT SHOP.

15TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON , FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK TO HYDE PARK AND ST. JAMES .

18TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW THE GRAND OPERA OF GUSTAVES 3Rd.AND THE MASKED BALL AND SCALAWAG. PIT.FATHER WAS WITH ME .

22ND.} SUNDAY .ST. JAMES HERD BISHOP OF LONDON.

23RD.} MR.HALL STARTED FOR NORFOLK ,I WENT TO CHARING CROSS WITH HIM.

24TH.} COVENT GARDEN LOMBARD STREET ,CHRISTMAS EVE TO THOS. MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY ,WEDNESDAY.IN THE MORNING TO THOS ,EVENING WITH DENNIS TO LONDON DOCKS.

26TH.} NO WORK AT THE SHOP .AFTERNOON TO THOS MET MISS NICHOLSON THERE ,TO CHARING CROSS WITH THEM .

29TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO HYDE PARK MET THE MISSES WAGSTAFF .AFTER TEA TO THOS .MET CHARLES AND MARION AND MR. WYBROO THERE.

30TH.} EVENING TO THE FITZROY THEATRE SAW THE PANTOMIME OF HARLEQUIN MERMAN OR THE MYSTERIES OF THE DEEP ,WRITTEN BY FIGARO.

31ST.} I CALLED FOR THOS AND WITH HIM TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME OF MOTHER HUBBARD AND HER DOG AND THE LAST ACT OF GUSTAVUS.THOS AND I PASSED THE OLD YEAR OUT IN NEW STREET.

 

THUS TERMINATED ANOTHER EVENFUL YEAR OF INTREST AND DOUBT.

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1834.

JAN.

1ST.} MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA.LEAD FLAT ON SHOP.

2ND.} TO THOS MET MISS NICHOLSON.

5TH.} SUNDAY .WESTMINSTER ABBEY .HYDE PARK WITH FATHER.

6TH.} OLD CHRISTMAS DAY .MEN LEFT WORK AT 7 O'CLOCK.SUSAN CAME TO TEA WITH US.

9TH.} SUSAN AND I WENT TO THE ADELPHI THEATRE SAW THE RAKE AND HIS PUPIL.THE VICTIM AND A PANTOMIME CALLED MARGERY DAW SAUCY --??,AND THE SEE-SAW .PIT.

12TH.} SUNDAY.WESTMINSTER ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD.EVENING NEW TROUSERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15TH.} RODE TO LOMBARD STREET -LONDON BRIDGE-APOTHECARIES HALL 3/4 FEET

FOR SODA??.

19TH.} SUNDAY.ABBEY MET DENNIS AND WITH HIM TO VAUXHALL BRIDGE,HYDE PARK.EVENING TO THOS -COMMENDED HIS ALTERATIONS.

20TH.} EVENINMG TO THOS SAW THE ALTERATIONS GOING ON WITH TWINING THE GROCERY OUT-OVER WATERLOO BRIDGE TO THE ROYAL VICTORIA SAW THE TRAGEDY OF KING LEAR PLAYED BY MR. BASLER? AND EDGAR BY ? ELTON.AND DUN COW PANTOMIME. PIT 2/-.

23RD.} TO THOS AND TO THE BELLE LAUVAGE? LUDGATE HILL TO BROOK PLACE FOR MR. HALL.

24TH.} WITH THOS TO HOLBORN TO BUY SCALES ,TO NEWGATE MARKET .4 O'CLOCK TOOK A COACH AND STARTED MR. HALLS FOR NORFOLK REMAINED AT THOS DURING THE EVENING.

25TH.} THIS BEING THE FIRST DAY OF HIS COMMENCING BUSINESS IN THE CHEESE SNOUJERY? LINE ONLY.

26TH.} SUNDAY. WENT WITH DENNIS TO ST.PAULS HERD THE SERVICE .EVENING TOOK A WALK.

31ST.} TO HOWELLS.THE MONTH OF JANUARY HAS BEEN A MOST ---??? TIME,VERY WARM ,NO FROST .

FEB.

2ND.} MR.HALL DIED .SUNDAY. WALKED TO GREENWICH WITH DENNIS ARRIVED 1/2 PAST 12 TO THOS.( MR. B HALL WARHAM DIED.)

4TH.} PAINTED HALL -CHARGE -/3d EACH TO TEA AT EDWARDS ,RODE HOME.TOOK WALK WITH DENNIS TO STRAND .

5TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW ST. PATRICKS DAY AND THE FIRST REPRESENTATION OF GRAND BALLET CALLED THE REVOLT OF THE HAREM ,FEMALE SOLDIERS.

6TH.} RODE TO PARSONS GREEN WALKED HOME .AFTERNOON RODE TO THE CITY -TOKEN HOUR YARD.????-BOLOLPH'S WHARF ST.KATHERINES -CALLED AT THOS -TO MRS. TURNERS .EVENING DANCING.

9TH.} SHROVE TUESDAY,ABBEY ST. JAMES,EVENING TOOK WALK-DENSE FOG.MY BROTHER GEORGE HAS BEEN DEAD 15 YEARS THIS SHROVE SUNDAY.

10TH.} MR. B HALL BURIED AT WARHAM THIS DAY.

11TH.} WITH JAMES TO THE FITZROY THEATRE -MARTIAL LAW.KING INCOG AND WANDERING MINSTREL.

13TH.} EVENING TO CRAIGS COURT.

14TH.} EVENING TO THOS WITH THEM TO SEE H. PICTURE LATT^.

17TH.} BOUGHT NEW WAISTCOAT IN LEICESTER SQUARE 15/-.TO WELLCOX S TO SIT FOR PORTRAIT.

23RD.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO TEA WITH THOS MET MRS.C.TUR--? AND W.WYBOO THERE.

24TH.} QUEENS BIRTHDAY FIRST DRAWING ROOM TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

25TH.} TO THOS TO SEE PORTRAIT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26TH.} WITH MR.HALL TO MOSELYS,BOUGHT SMALL PLANE IRON AND CHISELS.

28TH.} WITH JAMES TO AUCTION .TO THOS BOUGHT HOME MY PORTRAIT PAINTED BY WILCOX.

MAR.

2ND.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY MET THOS THERE.TO KENSINGTON GARDENS.EVENING TO ALEX TAYLOR.

3RD.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW MINISTER ANDMERCER AND ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON .

6TH.} I WEIGHED THIS DAY 138LBS. AND JAMES 146LBS.

8TH.} SATURDAY. 1/2 PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW REVOLT OF THE HAREM,COMIS ,AND MY NEIGHBOURS WIFE.

9TH.} SUNDAY.TO MILLBANK AFTERNOON WITH FATHER TO KENSINGTON GARDENS.

10TH.} FATHER GONE TO GREENWICH. RODE TO THE CITY,LOMBARD STREET ,DOWNES WHARF,FOW? STREET,.TO THE CORONERS INQUEST ON THE BODY OF WOODHOUSE WHO CUT HIS THROAT ON MRS. BALL'S PREMISES THIS DAY .TEMPORARY DERANGEMENT.

12TH.}JAMES AND I WENT WITH A CHAISE TO DOWNES? LONDON DOCKS.

13TH.} TO REDHOUSE TO INSURE THE CHAISE.FARE STREET.

14TH.} WALKED TO PARSONS GREEN RODE HOME ,AFTERNOON RODE TO QUEENS ELMS THEN WALKED TO PARSONS GREEN ,RODE PAST EVERY HOME.

16TH.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON TO HYDE PARK ,EVENING TO ST.CLEMENTS ?ANE? CHURCH HERD REV. DILLON PREACH MET TAYLOR THERE.

17TH.} TO WELL STREET MR. KING DIED.

18TH.} CHARLES EDWARDS CALLED HAD TEA WITH US ,TO THE ADELPHI THEATRE JOHN REEVE BENEFIT -WRECK ASHORE, CUPID ,LULINE OR REVOLT OF THE MAIDEN.AND THE MUMMY. PIT.

20TH.} TO THOS WITH HIM TO WEEKS ROOMS WINDMILL STREET.

21ST.} WALKED TO PARSONS GREEN ,RODE HOME.

22ND.} TO HENRIETTA STREET,SLEPT AT OUR HOUSE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCETHE REPAIRS.

23RD.} PALM SUNDAY.

25TH.} MR.HALL LEFT MADDOX STREET FOR GOOD .

 

HERE ENDETH THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR AND A VERY UNPLEASANT

ONE IT HAS BEEN .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 25.

 

 

MARCH 26TH. 1834 TO MAY 16TH. 1834.

MAR.

26TH.} WALKED TO PARSONS GREEN.

27TH.} RODE TO SEDDONS GRAYS INN LANE.

28TH.} GOOD FRIDAY ,VERY WET DAY .AFTERNOON TO TEA WITH THOS.

30TH.} EASTER SUNDAY ST. JAMES ,WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ,VERY FINE MORNING

.AFTERNOON WITH MR. HALL TO WHITE CHAPEL .SAW THE FUNERAL OF A MEMBER

OF THE TRADES UNION.IMMENSE NUMBER OF FOLLOWERS.TO HARRISONS WHARF HAD

TEA ON BOARD THE ECLIPSE WITH THE CAPTAIN ,COMMENCED RAINING 4 O'CLOCK

VERY WET.EVENING WALKED TO THE BANK TOOKOMNIBUS RODE HOME.

31ST.} EASTER MONDAY .TO THOS AND WITH HIM AND JOHN TURNER TO WATERLOO

BRIDGE ,TOOK BOAT AND ROWED TO GREENWICH.7 MILES -40 MINS.GOING 1/-.TOOK

VARIOUS WALKS ABOUT THE PARK ,MET JAMES -CROSSED THE GREEK BRIDGE AND

WALKED HOME .QUICK DRY DAY.

APR.

2ND.} TO SHORTS GARDENS .

3RD.} SUSAN CAME TO TEA WITH US,I WENT HOME WITH HER .RODE TO PARSONS

GREEN,WALKED HOME .

4TH.} WITH MR. HALL AND GEORGE BAWLEY TO ST. KATHERINES DOCKS AND

HARRISONS WHARF.

6TH.} SUNDAY HUNGERFORD MARKET .EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

7TH.} HERRIES.COULTS AND TO PAY BILL AT NORMANS PRINCE STREET ST.

MARTINS LANE.

8TH.} AT 6 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING I WENT TO CARLTON TERRACE AND SAW

THE IMMENSE BRONZE STATUE OF THE DUKE OF YORK -LAYING ON THE WAGGON

DRAWN BY 6 HORSES-THE SOLE OF THE FOOT FROM TOE TO HEEL MEASURES 2FT.-2"

-AND THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE ARM AT THE ELBOW 3FT.-6".-THE FASTENINGS

TO SUPPORT THE FIGURE IS TWO BARS OF IRON (ONE IN EACH LEG.) 2 FEET

LONG AND FOUR INCHES THICK -WEIGHS 7 TONS 800 LBS.-RAISED TO THE TOP

BY 6 O'CLOCK,COMMENCED AT 11 AM. THE SCAFFOLD ERECTED BY MR. NOWELL

A MASON.

(THERE ARE TWO SMALL SKETCHES IN THE DIARY)

 

I WENT WITH JAMES AT 1/2 PAST 11 O'CLOCK AND THEY HAD JUST COMMENCED

TO RAISE IT - WE WENT ON TO COLLINGES AND ON OUR RETURN THE FIGURE WAS

HALF WAY UP THE MOMUMENT THE MEN WERE MAKING A PLATFORM TO REST IT ON

IN ORDER TO PLACE THE BLOCKS AT THE TOP OF THE SCAFFOLD THEY HAVING

THEM ONLY ABOUT HALF WAY UP AT FIRST THERE WAS BLOCKS AND JACKS TO RAISE

IT.EVENING TO FRAMPTONS.

11TH.} EVENING TO THE FITZROY THEATRE SAW FROLICS OF THE FAIRIES-200

FEMALE CHILDREN-REVOLT OF THE WORKHOUSE -AND THE SON OF THE INN? OR

THE FATE OF PHATON.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12TH.} HERRIES .TOOK OMNIBUS TO THE CITY ,DURING OUR JOURNEY THERE

CAME ON A HEAVY STORM,HAIL STONES VERY LARGE AND THE FALL OF LONG CONTINUANCE,THUNDER AND LIGHTING.

UNDER AND LIGHTING.

13TH.} SUNDAY. MET CHARLES AND WITH HIM TO TEMPLE BARR ,HOME BY ST.

JAMES PARK SAW THE STATUE OF THE DUKE OF YORK FIXED AND THE SCAFFOLD

CLEARING AWAY .EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

15TH.} WITH CHAISE TO LONDON DOCKS.

17TH.} WITH FATHER TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LAST ACT OF DON JUAN

AND A NEW FARCE -GOOD LOOKING FELLOW .

20TH.} SUNDAY .WITH MR. HALL ,TO SUN STREET AFTERNOON ST. JAMES HERD

BISHOP OF LONDON .EVENING TO ST. JAMES PARK SAW THE ARTILLERY ARRIVE

READY FOR THE MORNING IN CASE OF A DISTURBANCE,EVENING TO ST. GILES

CHURCH.

21ST.} MONDAY ,AN IMMENSE MUTINY (MEETING??.) OF THE TRADES UNION

TOOK PLACE IN COPENHAGEN FIELDS THIS MORNING THEY COMMENCED PASSING

THE END OF MADDOX IN REGENTS STREET AT 1/2 PAST 11 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING

AND CONTINUED WITHOUT INTERMISSION TILL 2 O'CLOCK ,WALKING 5 AND 6 DEEP.I

WENT AND SAW THE PETITION ARRIVED INTO THE TREASURY . EVENING WITH

FATHER TO THE COACH -THIS BEING THE FIRST NIGHT OF HIS SLEEPING AT BRENTFORD?

THIS SEASON.TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LAST ACT OF GUSTAVUSAND THE

MASKED BALL -WITH OPERA OF DER FRIESCHASY?.

22ND.} TO THE COURT OF REGASTS?'

24TH.} THURSDAY ,RODE TO SEDDONS-TO DRUMMONDS AND PANTECHNICON .EVENING

TO ST. JAMES PALACE SAW THEIR MAJESTIES ANDS NINE CARRIAGES GO IN STATE

TO DRURY LANETHEATRE .I WENT INTO THE THEATRE AND HERD THEM SING THE

NATIONAL ANTHEM AFTER WHICH THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL AND THE FARCE OFSIMPSON

ANDCO. BETWEEN THE PIECES THEY TRYED TO SING RULE BRITTANIA BUT IT WAS

SHAMEFULLY EXECUTED.

27TH.} SUNDAY.MR. HALL AND I WALKED TO HACKNEY TO CAMBRIDGE HEATH ,SAW

J.HODGSON ,HOME BY LONDON DOCKS ,ARRIVED AT HONE 4 O'CLOCK -1/2 PAST

11 LITTLE BENJAMIN HALL WAS BORN.

MAY.

1ST.} I WENT WITH JAMES TO THE PALACE AND SAW THEIR MAJESTIES GO TO

TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE .

2ND.} I BOUGHT A NEW HAT.

3RD.} WITH CHAISE TO STEAM WHARF,TO SEDDONS GRAYS INN LANE RODE HOME.

4TH.} FATHER AND I RODE IN CAB TO ST. KATHERINES AND TOOK OUR FIRST

SUMMER TRIP TO GRAVESEND ON THE ALBION ,HOME BY THE SAME VESSEL.

9TH.} CALLED AT THOS FOR R.GILL WITH HIM TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE

SAW JEAN MAG?AND THE OPERA OF THE CHALLENGE .2/- HALF PRICE.

10TH.} SATURDAY.UNCLE FAREWELL ARRIVED IN LONDON,WITH HIM TO ST. JAMES

PARK ,SAW THEIR MAJESTIES LEAVE FOR WINDSOR.TO FINSBURY CIRCUS-RODE

HOME WITH FATHER .

11TH.} SUNDAY.FATHER UNCLE AND I RODE IN CAB TO ST. KATHERINES ,STARTED

FOR GRAVESEND BY THE "ROSE" RETURNED BY THE ALBION.

12TH.} TO HUNGERFORD AND MARKET TO HOLBORN TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRESAW

LAST ACT OF GUSTAVUS AND NEW GRAND BALLET OF CINDERELLA 2/-.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13TH.} EVENING WITH UNCLE TO THE REGENTS PARK.

14TH.} TO ?? STREET WITH UNCLE AND STARTED HIM FOR NORFOLK .EVENING

TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW PLAY OF HENRY 4TH. AND THE MAGNIFICENT SCENE

OF THE

CORONATION OF HENRY 5TH. HERD GERT.? GUISI?-WITH MY NEIGHBOURS WIFE.

2/-.

15TH.} EVENING TO CHARING CROSS TO BOOK MY PLACE FOR NORFOLK.

16TH.} HERRIES CHARING CROSS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 26.

 

SATURDAY 17TH. MAY 1834 TO 29TH. JULY 1834 .

 

(MARCH 11TH. 1746 SUSANNA DAUGHTER OF THOS.WALTER AND MARY HIS WIFE

 

WAS BAPTIZED )

 

 

MAY.

17TH.} STARTED BY HOLT COACH ,MET MARTIN AT STODY HOME BY 1/2 PAST

9.

18TH.} MARTIN DROVE ME IN GIG TO SHARRINGTON SAW GRANDMOTHER AT FAREWELLS

.TOBALE TO STODY TO DUMER .EVENING TO THORNAGE SAW MR. WILLIAMS.

19TH.} DROVE TO HOLT TO BLAKENEY TO MR. FITTS AND MRS. DOYLEAND HOME

BY LANGHAM AND DALTING.STOPPED AT MRS.RUSH'S.TO BALE .-TO SHARRINGTON,SLEPT

AT STODY.

20TH.} WHITSUN TUESDAY .I DROVE MARTIN IN GIG THROUGH STUBBARD TO RYBURGH

,HAD DINNER AT MR.ROWS AFTERNOON MARIANNE MARTIN AND MR .ROW AND I WENT

TO HEMPTON FAIR AND A SORRY AFFAIR IT WAS .MET UNCLE FARROW .WALKED

TO RYBURGH BY 12 O'CLOCK .HAD SUPPER PUT HORSE TO GIG AND DROVE TO STODY.

21ST.} WEDNESDAY, WALKED TO BALE TO DINNER AFTERNOON TO GUHTHORPE AND

UNCLE FITT SAW THE PLOUGHING MATCH .EVENING RODE HOME TO BLAKENEY, WITH

UNCLE ,STOPPED AT DALLING.

22ND.} RODE TO LETHERING TO MRS. HARDY'S WITH UNCLE.

23RD.} RODE WITH AUNT FITT TO STEFFKEY?,WALKED TO WARKAM.TO MRS. HALLS

AND WARNERS .AFTERNOON TO WELLS TO W. WARNERS AND MR.PRIEST.TO WARHAM

TO SLEEP.

24TH.} AFTERNOON WALKED TO WELLS.EVENING TO THE THEATRE SAW THE SEA

THE SEA OR THE HAZARDS OF AN --?? CHILD.TRICK FOR TRICK AND THE LOTTERY

TICKET .PIT 2/-.W. WARNER CAME AND WE WALKED TO WARHAM.

25TH.} SUNDAY. AFTER BRAKFAST I WALKED TO SHARRINGTON TO DINNER MET

MR. LEE ,HE WALKED WITH ME TO STODY.

26TH.} MARTIN AND I DROVE TO BRISTON FAIR, MET GEORGE WALKED TO STODY,AFTERNOON TO BRISTON WITH WITH MARTIN .

TO BRISTON WITH WITH MARTIN .

27TH.} TO BRIMINGHAM? FOR LETTER ,DINED AT THE BELLE .RODE HOME WITH

MARTINS NEW HORSE.

28TH.} DROVE MR. BAMBRIDGE TO RYBURGH THEN HOME TO STODY.

29TH.} WALKED TO HOLT .

30TH.} WALKERD ON THE MARSH WITH WARNER,TO THE PIT TOOK A BOAT AND

WENT ON BOARD SMACK -ROWED ALL THE WAY UP THE CHANNEL -AFTERNOON I WALKED

TO CLAY TO THE SEA SIDE.

JUN.

1ST.} SUNDAY.TOOK WALK TO HAVE A VIEW OF THE 350 SAIL OF SHIPS GOING

PAST BLAKENEY,AFTERNOON UNCLE AND I ROWED DOWN THE CHANNEL TO BEACH

,HOME TO TEA.

2ND.} TOOK VARIOUS WALKS .IN TH EVENING RODE TO LITHESSNG? MET WITH

FITT WALKED TO STODY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7TH.} MR. ALLISON MARTIN AND I DROVE THROUGH THURSFORD TO KETTLESTONE

AND TO THE BALL INN AT FAKENHAM TO MRS N. BAMBRIDGE -THEN TO VIEW THE

CHURCH A VERY HANDSOME BUILDING ,INSPECTED THE ANTIQUE BIBLES,TO THE

ORGAN GALLERY .WE ASCENDED THE TOWER SAW THE 7 BELLS .FINE VIEW FROM

THE SUMMIT .1/2 PAST 2 STARTED FROM FAKENHAM TO RYBURGH FED THE HORSE

-TO STIBBARD TO FEELMERSTONE? AND KETTLE STONE -STOPPED AT THURSFORD

AND BRININGHAM?'

8TH.} SUNDAY. MARTIN AND I DROVE TO BLAKENEY TO DINNER. AFTERNOON

MARTHA FARROW MARTIN AND I WALKED TO THE CLEY? CHANNEL .EVENING MET

W.WARNER AND WE TOOK A ROW DOWN THE CHANNEL ,TOOK MARTHA HOME IN GIG

.TO LANGHAM CALLED AT DALLING,HOME TO STODY.

9TH.}TO MRS. PAULS MARTIN DROVE THROUGH SAXTHORPE TO BLICKLING ARMS

-SAW THE HALL-TO AYLSHAM .AFTER DINNER MARTIN AND I TOOK A WALK ALONG

THE BANKS OF RIVER BURETO THE IMMENSE WATER MILL .WENT ALL OVER IT-PRESS

WHEEL 30FT. HIGH . I WEIGHED 10 STONES 2 POUNDS . EVENING TO BOWLING

GREEN STARTED 8 O'XCLOCK FOR HOLT.1 O'CLOCK STODY?.

11TH.} WEDNESDAY .STARTED BY COACH TO SHIPHAM COST 5/-. WITH UNCLE

TO FARM.

13TH.} RODE TO DEREHAM WITH MARY AND RUTH.DINED WITH MR. WHITEN TO

MARKET PLACE MET FRANK COX .TOOK VARIOUS WALKS WITH HIM -TO GREEN MAN

RODE HOME TO SHIPHAM WITH A FARMER .CALLED AT SEVERAL HOUSES ON OUR

RETURN -MET MR.SLY.HOME WITH RUTH FRANK AND CHARLOTTE.

14TH.} EVENING TO PLOUGHING MATCH ,TREMENDOUS STORM.

15TH.} TUESDAY. SARAH STAGG AND GEORGE WATLING MARRIED.TOOK WALK TO

MEET THEM .SARAH-19 ON 5TH. OCTOBER1834..TO CRICKET MATCH.

16TH.} MONDAY. STARTED FOR LONDON BY COACH .AT 1 0'CLOCK THEN CAME

ON A MOST TREMENDOUS STORM ,THE LIGHTING STRUCK THE GROUND CLOSE AGAINST

THE COACH AND MADE THE GRAVEL FLY IN OUR FACES .ARRIVED CAMBRIDGE 2

O'CLOCK,MET MRS.SLAPOR? THERE TO LONDON BY 1/2 PAST 8-TOOK OMNIBUS RODE

HOME.

18TH.} I WENT IN THE AFTERNOON TO VIEW THE SPLENDID INTERIOR OF THE

PANTHEON IN OXFORD STREET .BOUGHT A PAIR OF KID GLOVES AT CHURTONS.

22ND.} SUNDAY. TOOK A WALK WITH MR. HALL TO THE ABBEY SAW THE PREPARATIONS

MADE FOR THE MUSICAL FESTIVAL.EVENING FATHER AND I WENT TO

PRIMROSE HILL CHALK FARM AND HOME BY THE FIELDS.

24TH.} TO WESTMINSTER HALL TO THE ABBEY .THE FIRST DAY OF THE FESTIVAL

SAWTHE KING AND QUEEN RETURN .GREAT QUANTITY OF HORSE GUARDS.

25TH.} SUSAN CALLED AT OURS TOOK WALK WITH HER AND LORNE.

26TH.} SECOND DAY OF THE FESTIVAL ,WITH FATHER TO COACH.

29TH.} FATHER AND I WALKED TO ST. KATHERINES AND EMBARKED ON BOARDTHE

ALBION STEAMER .WE HAD A VERY DIFFICULT JOB TO STEER OUT OF THE POOL.SHIPS

AND BARGES RUNNING FOUL OF US .SAW THE ROYAL GEORGE YACHT LYING AT WOOLWICH

IN READINESS TO CONVEY HER MAJESTY TO HOLLAND .ARRIVED AT GRAVESEND

AT 12 O'CLOCK -TO THE INTERIOR OF MILTON CHURCH-ALONG THE DOVER ROAD

ROUND BY WINDMILL HILL -STARTED BY ALBION 2 HOURS AND 5 MINS COMING

HOME .HOME BY OMNBUS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE -FARLEY BENEFIT SAW MAID OF CACHMERE.

MADAMASLLE TAGLIONI ,TURNING THE TABLES ,MR. LISTON LAST ACT OF GUSTAVUS

THE THIRD-- 99TH. NIGHT.

JUL.

1ST.} TO HERRIES TO ST. JAMES PARK TO SEE THEIR MAJESTIES GO TO THE

FESTIVAL 4TH. TIME.

6TH.} SUNDAY, THUNDER STORM .ST. JAMES . EVENING MR. HALL AND I TOOK

A WALK TO LISSON GROVE .

8TH.} WITH CLAIR TO DACONES WAIT FOR PERTH STEAMER.

10TH.} EVENING TO THOS. HENRY GONE DOWN THE RIVER WITH HIS UNCLE

AND AUNT COUSINS GOING TO SYDNEY.

11TH.} WITH THOS AND J.TURNER TO INSPECT WEEK'S MUSEUM PREVIOUS TO

THE SALE .SAW SOME FINE SPECIMENS OF MECHANISMS ,SILVER --?? AUTOMATONS.

13TH.} SUNDAY.FATHER AND I WENT TO ST. KATHERINES .WENT ON BOARD THE

ALBION LANDED AT NORTHFLEET - 2HOURS AND 5 MINS GOING -RETURNED BY THE

SAME VESSEL,RODE HOME .

14TH.} I CALLED AT THOS AND HE AND FATHER WENT TO BRENTFORD.R. GILL

WENT WITH ME TO ST. KATHERINES DOCKS TO SHIP PHAETON FOR NEW YORK.INSPECTED

THE SHIP -ONTARIO.

18TH.} POURING WITH RAIN.

19TH.} SATURDAY.WET MORNING .JAMES MR. HALL AND I WALKED TO ST. KATHERINES

DOCKSAND WENT ON BOARD THE ALBION .TO GRAVESEND ,ARRIVED AT 1/4 TO 12

BEACHAM AND I WALKED TO THE WINDMILL HILL,AND THEN TO DINNER AT THE

RENN?-----??? FATHER AND MR. THOMAS WAS THERE-16 SAT DOWN TO DINNER

 

3/6d A HEAD.CAME HOME WITH THE BRILLIANT.STARTED 10 MINS TO 8-IT RAINED

POURING THE WHOLE OF THE DAY.

21ST.} I CALLED AT THOS WE TOOK BOAT AT HUNGERFORD MARKET .TO BLACK

FRIERS BRIDGE ,TO SURREY STREET TOOK BOAT AND RETURNED -/6d EACH WAY.

22ND.} WITH FATHER TO COACH.

25TH.} TO THE BORO WITH TWO CHAISE.

27TH.} SUNDAY. ST. MARTINS CHURCH EVENING TO CHELSEA COLLEGE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 27.

 

29TH. JULY 1834 TO 28TH. OCTOBER 1834 .

 

OLD SILVER WATCH NO. 15082 J. RENSNOW LONDON. LITHERLAND & CO.

DATED LIVERPOOL 1707

JUL.

29TH.} TUESDAY.FATHER AND I WENT TO BURFORD'S PANORAMA AND SAW THE BEAUTIFUL PAINTING OF CITY OF NEW YORK. TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

AUG.

1ST.} I WENT WITH MR. HALL AND FAMILY TO COACH FOR NORFOLK.HUNGERFORD MARKET WITH FATHER TO COACH .EVENING TO THOS MET MOTHER AND AUNT CRUCTHFIELD THEN HOME WITH THEM.

3RD.} WESTMINSTER ABBEY .EVENING TO PARK WITH FATHER.

7TH.} THURSDAY MORNING ,MOTHER AND I CALLED FOR SUSAN .WE TOOK COACH IN HOLBORN DROVE TO ST. KATHERINES .WENT ON BOARD THE ALBION STEAMER FOR GRAVESEND -ARRIVED 1/4 BEFORE 12 LANDED BY THE NEW PIER -WALKED TO WINDMILL HILL .DINED AT TIVOLI GARDENS .WE

STARTED FOR HOME IN THE MEDWAY 1/4 PAST 4 -VERY WET EVENING TOOK OMNIBUS.

MR. DAVIES THE COACHMAKER'S SHOP TOOK FIRE.

15TH.} WENT AND SAW THE KING GO IN STATE TO PROROCY? PARLIament.

16th.} TO DUBLIN STEAM WHARF.

18TH.} JAMES AND I TOOK A WALK TO CAMBERWELL FAIR.GREAT MANY PEOPLE.

20TH.} EVENING TO THOS -HERRIES.THE QUEEN RETURNED FROM GERMANY THIS DAY 21ST.} FATHER AND MR. THOMAS GONE TO MARGATE.

22ND.} WENT TO THE VICTORIA THEATRE SAW THE WONDER JUNO BY JOVE AND THE

BALLET MASAMELLO?.

31ST.} SUNDAY. FATHER AND I STARTED WITH HORSE AND CHAISE TO WINDSOR ARRIVED 1/2 PAST 10 ,PUT UP HORSE AT THE CASTLE HOTEL .TO THE CASTLE AND VIEWED ST. GEORGES CHAPEL .AFTERNOON WE INSPECTED THE STATE ROOMS -THEN WE MOUNTED THE ROUND TOWER ,HAD A MOST

----??? VIEW OF THE COUNTIES OF WILTSHIRE , HAMPSHIRE ,OXON,.WE SAW HIS MAJESTY GO OUT FOR A RIDE -TO THE PRIVATE GARDENS ,HERD THE TWO BANDS ,STARTED FOR HOME 5 O'CLOCK -WE MET THEIR MAJESTIES JUST OVER THE OTHER SIDE OF DATCHET BRIDGE .STOPPED AND HAD

TEA AT THREE MAGPIES .HOME WITH AUNT CRUTCHFIELD?.

SEP.

1ST.} I WENT TO ASTLEY'S THEATRE ,1/2 PRICE SAW SCENES IN THE CIRCLE CONCERT AND OAK PANEL DUCROW'S BENEFIT.

3RD.} TO LEADENHALL STREET AND ST. KATHERINES DOCK -COMING HOME I WENT THROUGH BARTHOLOMEW FAIR.

4TH.} AFTERNOON I WENT WITH MR.BEACHAM TO MILLBANK ,EVENING I CALLED AT THOS THEN WENT FOR THE FIRST TIME TO THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE ,HERD FRENCH CLASS.

5TH.} WENT WITH CHAISE TO ST.GEORGES WHARF -CALLED AT INSTITUTION AND HERD THE LECTURE ON ARITHMETIC.

10TH.} TO ST. KATHERINES DOCK WITH CHAISE ,RODE HOME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12TH.} EVENING -JAMES AND I WENT TO FITZROY THEATRE SAW THE HEIR AT LAW -SIAMESE TWINS -MILITARY EXECUTION BOXES ,MET MRS. TURNER.

14TH.} SUNDAY. FATHER AND I STARTED BY THE ALBION FOR GRAVESEND 12 O'CLOCK WALKED TO MILTON AND WINDMILL HILL ,THEN TO NORTHFLEET HOME BY THE SAME BOAT ,THE PASSAGE MONEY BEING VERY LOW ONLY ONE SHILLING THERE AND SIX PENCE TO RETURN -RODE FROM THE BANK

-TEA AT MRS. THOMAS.

17TH.} TO INSTITUTION HERDDR. BIRBECK GIVE A LECTURE ON THE SUBJECT OF DRY ROT IN TIMBER ,SHOWING A GREAT MANY SPECIMENS OF ROTTEN WOOD AND HOW TO PRESERVE IT SOUND-USING THE AIR PUMP IN SEVERAL EXPERIMENTS.

19TH.} TO CARLTON CHAMBERS ,EVENING TO INSTITUTE HERD MR. PEREIRA? GIVE A LECTURE ON ELECTRICITY-SHOWING THE EFFECTS UPON A DEAD FOWL BY ITS WINGS FLAPPING AND LEGS MOVING.

21ST.} FATHER VERY BAD WITH GOUT THIS DAY.

22ND.} TO MR. GILFOY'S NEW ROAD-MR. HANCOCKS STEAM CARRIAGE CAME PAST -I GOT UP AND RODE WITH THEM TO THE EDGWARECROAD, WE THEN STARTED AT 7 MINS PAST 5 AND ARRIVED AT FORE? STREET 25 MINS PAST 5 -3 MINS ASCENDING PENTONVILLE HILL.THE FARE ANY DISTANCE

-/6d.

24TH.} EVENING TO THE INSTITUTION HERD MR.PENDAY'S LECTURE ON MUSIC .

26TH.} TO THE MECHANICS INSTITUTION HERD MR.PER??? GIVE A LECTURE ON THE PROPERTIES OF WATER.

28TH.} SUNDAY.ABBEY. AFTERNOON I WENT TO CHALK FARM AND SAW THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE RAILROAD .

29TH.} ST. MICHAEL.I WENT TO THE ADELPHI SAW A PIECE OF IMPIETY CALLED THE BLACK HAND OR THE DERVISE AND THE PERI .THE CHAIN OF GOLD -FREAKS AND FOLLIES FIRST NIGHT OF THE SEASON ,.PIT 2/-.

OCT.

1ST.} TO MECHANICS INSTITUTION HERD BASIL MONTAGUE ESQ. LECTURE ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAUGHTER.

3RD.} HERD LECTURE ON THEORY OF MUSIC.

4TH.} WITH PHAETON TO DUBLIN WHARF RODE FROM BANK HOUSE.

7TH.} EVENING TO THOS -THE HEAT FOR THE LAST FEW DAYS HAS BEEN VERY GREAT ,SELDOM SUCH FINE AND HOT WEATHER KNOWN.

14TH.} TO CUSTOM HOUSE QUAYAND ST. KATHERINES RODE HOME.

 

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16TH.} THURSDAY. THE HOUSE OF LORDS AND HOUSE OF COMMONS DESTROYED BY FIRE .COMMENCED AT 1/2 PAST 6 O'CLOCK IN THE EVENING .I WENT TO POETS CORNER AND SAW THE TWO HOUSES ON FULL FIRE -THE MILITARY SOON ARRIVED AND CLEARED THE SPACE BEFORE THE HOUSES-I T

HEN WENT TO THE BANKS OF THE RIVER/TIDE LOW /SAW THE FIRE AT THE BACK OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS HAVE ITS FULL SWAY AND BURNT ITSELF QUITE OUT .THE FIRE THEN CAUGHT TWO HOUSES NEAR MILLBANK AND QUITE DESTROYED THEM .THE FIRE CONTINUED TO BURN 'TILL 2 O'CLOCK

IN THE MORNING WITH FRIGHTFULL RAPIDIDY .

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17TH.} I WENT BEFORE BREAKFAST AND SAW THE RUINS OF THE FIRE -THE FLAMES NOT EXTINGUISHED THEN SOME OF THE WALLS HAD FELL DURING THE NIGHT.EVENING CALLED AT CHARLES HE GAVE ME A LAMP.

19TH.} SUNDAY ,TO SEE THE RUINS THEN SMOKING OF THE LORDS AND COMMON -BARRIERS FIXED TO KEEP THE MOB AWAY.I WENT ROUND BY DEAN STREET AND GAINED AN ENTRANCE AND SAW THE MASS OF RUINS.

22ND.} EVENING TO THOS WE WENT AND HERD LECTURE ON GEOLOGY.

26TH.} SUNDAY. WENT TO SEE THE RUINS OF PARLIAMENT HOUSE.

28TH.} BOUGHT TICKET IN BOND STREET FOR MUSICAL FESTIVAL.EXETER HALL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 28.

 

 

OCTOBER 29TH . 1834 TO DECEMBER 31ST.1834.

 

OCT.

29TH.} WEDNESDAY. I WENT TO THE GRAND REHERSAL OF THE AMATUER MUSICAL FESTIVAL IN THE LARGE ROOM IN THE EXETER HALL,AND HERD SOME SPLENDID CHORUSES PERFORMED AND EXECUTED BY NEARLY 700 PERFORMERS .THE SOLO PARTS BY H. PHILLIPS AND MR. SAPIO?,MRS. KNYVET

T? AND MISS CLARA NOVELLO . THE WHOLE OF IT SWAS A BEAUTIFUL AND MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCE .TICKETS 5/- EACH.COMMENCED AT 7 O'CLOCK AND TERMINATED AT 12 0'CLOCK.FOR THE WORDS OF THIS SACRED MUSIC REFER TO THE BOOK OF THE PERFORMANCE.

31ST.} WENT TO THE MECHANICS INSTITUTION HERD A LECTURE ON EXPERIMANTAL CHEMISTRY.

NOV.

2ND.} TO THE RUINS OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS,THE BUILDING RAPIDLY COMMENCED ,AFTERNOON TO VAUXHALL ROAD MET MR. ALLEN.

4TH.} TO CHARLES TO CELEBRATE MARIANNA'S BIRTHDAY.

9TH.} HUNGERFORD MARKET .SUNDAY. ST.JAMES. EVENING TO KING STREET CHAPEL.

11TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW THE WHOLE OF THE OPERA GUSTAVUS.HALF PRICE 1/-.

14TH.} TO CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY WITH PHAETON -RODE HOME -TO M.I. HERD LECTURE ON EQUATIONS.

15TH.} HERRIES. WE HAD , AT THOMAS'S, OUR ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT SUPPER

18 TO SUPPER.

16TH.} SUNDAY. EVENING JAS AND I TOOK A WALK TO LONDON BRIDGE .CALLED IN HOLBORN AT T.SP--??? AND WANDOUR STREET.

17TH.} MONDAY. I TOOK A WALK IN THE AFTERNOON TO THE BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY .WENT ALONG THE LINE AS FAR AS THE KILBURN COACH .SAQ THE BRIDGE BEING MADE THERE.

19TH.} TO M.I. HERD LECTURE ON ELOCUTION.

21ST.} WITH HORSE AND CHAISE TO ST. GEORGES WHARF, RODE HOME .IN THE EVENING ST.ALBANS HOTEL AND TO M.I. HERD LECTURE BY DR. BIRBECK ON --???

OF INSECTS,,A VARIETY OF BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS SHOWN WITH THE MICROSCOPES.

22ND.} NEW BOOTS.

23RD.} SUNDAY. TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS .ST.JAMES CHURCH.EVENING TO IRVING'S CHAPEL AND TO KING STREET.

24TH.} TO FRAMPTONS.EVENING TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW THE TRAGEDY OF OTHELLO .WITH OTHELLO BY MR.DENVIL TAJO? MR. VANDENHOFF.2/-. NEW BALLET THE STORM OR THE ISLE OF THE GENIE?.

26TH.} TO M.I. HERD DR. BIRBECK GIVE THE CONTINUANCE OF THE LECTURE ON THE FORMATION OF INSECTS.MICROSCOPES.

30TH.} SUNDAY. ST. JAMES.EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH .THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER DIED AT 20 MINS BEFORE 7 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING.

DEC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1ST.} THEATRES ALL CLOSED THIS EVENING.

3RD.} TO THE QUARTERLY MEETING OF INSTITUTION.

7TH.} TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD .EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

8TH.} WITH FATHER TO COACH HALF PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN SAW TWO ACTS OF OTHELLO -VANDERHOFF AND TAJO MR. DENVIL -REVOLT OF THE HAREM.

9TH.} TO SAVILLE ROW WITH MR. HALL ----.

11TH.} WITH FATHER TO COACH. HUNGERFORD MARKET WITH JAMES .THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER BURIED THIS NIGHT AT WINDSOR.

12TH.} TO PRINCES STREET FOR NEW WAISTCOAT 15/-.

14TH.} SUNDAY ,.TO ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD. ST. JAMES -AFTERNOON MR. E. HALL AND IN WENT TO PRIMROSE HILL ,THEN WENT AND SAW THE SHAFTS OF RAILWAY . EVENING TO MR. IRVING'S CHAPEL .ALL IN DEEP MOURNING FOR HIS DEATH ,WHICH TOOK PLACE AT GLASCOW ON

THE 6TH. OF THIS MONTH AGED 43. THEN TO ST. GILES CHURCH -MET THOS AND SUSAN -RODE HOME TO SUPPER AT THOS.

15TH.} EVENING TO CHARLES NEW ROOMS IN CONDUIT STREET.MET THOS -SUPPED WITH THEM.

16TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE TO A MEETING UPON REPEAL OF THE MALT TAX.

21ST.} SUNDAY.JAMES THOMAS WENT WITH ME TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD.AFTERNOON FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK TO HYDE PARK AND ST. JAMES PARK.EVENING TO THOS.

22ND.} EVENING TO "EVENING PARTY" AT MRS. TURNERS.

23RD.} JAMES THOMAS AND I WENT TO WESTMINSTER THEN OVER BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE TO ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL -PAID OUR ADMISSION--/2d , THEN WE PAID THE FEE -/6d, AND ASCENDED TO THE WHISPERING GALLERY ,AND FROM THERE TO THE ??

24TH.} CHRISTMAS EVE WENT TO THOS.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY .THURSDAY.JAS THOMAS AND I WENT TO THE ABBEY AND ST. MARGARETS CHURCH ,MR. S HALL AND FAMILY ,AND MRS.CR--?FIELD HAD TEA WITH US .

26TH.} THE MEN DID NOT WORK ANY MORE THIS WEEK.AFTERNOON I TOOK WALK.EVENING TO PARTY.

28TH.} SUNDAY .TO ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD,THEN TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH THOS AND PARTY OF HIS FRIENDS,HOME WITH CHAS.

31ST.} TO MORNING POST OFFICE .EVENING TO PASS THE OLD YEAR OUT WITH THOS AND HIS PARTY OF FRIENDS.

 

HERE ENDETH ANOTHER EVENTFUL YEAR. 1834.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 29.

 

JANUARY 1ST. 1835 TO MAY 17TH. 1835.

JAN.

1ST.} THURSDAY.MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA..

3RD.} TO HERRIES. THEN I WENT BY READING COACH TO HOUNSLOW BARRACKS ,WALKED BACK TO HOUNSLOW. AND RODE HOME BY EXETER COACH. 2/-.

4TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON CHAS. EDWARDS CALLED AND WE TOOK A WALK TO HYDE AND ST. JAMES PARKS .EVENING TO IRVING CHAPEL AND THEN TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

5TH.} TO PANTECHNION? ,EVENING TO OLYMPIC THEATRE SAW SLYGHT PIECE OF CONFUSION -HOW TO GET OFF-IN THE WRONG BOX -AND TELEMACHERS?,MR. LISTON AND MR. VESTUS. 2/-.

6TH.} RODE TO CITY DOCK AND THEN TO GUILDHALL HERD SPEECHES AT CLOSE OF POLL.

7TH.} FATHER AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN SAW HAMLET-MR. WALLACH CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME QUEEN MAB AND THE THREE GLASS DISTAFFS-PIT.

11TH.} EVENING TO ISLINGTON.

14TH.} 1/2 PRICE TO ADELPHI THEATRE SAW LAST ACT OF POMPEII -THE NEW ACTRESS -AND PANTOMIME OF BELLS,AND ST. CLEMENTS.

15TH.} TO MORNING POST OFFICE ,EVENING TO CHARING CROSS.

16TH.} RODE TO LOMBARD STREET ,HERRIES AND TO WOOD AND --?? COMMITTEE ROOMS CHARING CROSS.

18TH.} SUNDAY.TO ABBEY,EVENING TO ST. GILES.

19TH.} EVENING TO THOS BOUGHT MODEL OF FRIGATE.

21ST.} EVENING TO EUSTON SQUARE WITH R. SILL TO VICTORIA THEATRE MR. WALLACKS BENEFIT SONGS ,-A DAY AT PARIS -AND SAW THE LOOKING GLASS CURTAIN.

22ND.} RODE TO TURNHAM GREEN AND HOME.

25TH.} SUNDAY. ABBEY ,TO PARKS ,EVENING TO ST.GILES MET C'S Mc THERE.

HOME TO SUPPER WITH THEM.

26TH.} HERRIES.AND TO ALL THE COURTS OF LAW AT WESTMINSTER .TO ST. MARTINS LANE .

27TH.} FATHER EDWARD HALL AND I WENT TO THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS REGENTS PARK AND SAW TRHE COLLECTION OF ANIMALS AND BIRDS AND BOA CONSTRICTOR.

28TH.} TO BRIDGE STREET BLACK--?? BOUGHT BLIND FOR STAIRCASE.

FEB.

1ST.} SUNDAY.ABBEY HERD NEW BISHOP OF BRISTOL.AFTERNOON FATHER AND I RODE TO THE HAMMERSMITH SUSPENSION BRIDGE .EVENING TO CRAVENS CHAPEL AND TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

3RD.} TO 110 STRAND FOR D AND HANDLE -1/2 PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LAST ACT OF SONAMBULIST AND PANTOMIME.

8TH.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY,EVENING TO KING STREET CHAPEL.

10TH.} 1/2 PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRESAW LAST ACT OF LA SONNAMBULA

AND DEATH AND THE DOCTOR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15TH.} SUNDAY.TO LOOK AT THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT.EVENING TO ST. GILES,SUPPER AT THOS.

19TH.} PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLES THIS DAY TO ELECT A SPEAKER FOR THE NEW HOUSE -MR. ABERCROMBY WAS CHOSEN AND MANNERS? SUTTON REJECTED ,THE NUMBER WERE AY 316 AND SN? 306.

22ND.} TO ABBEY HERD THE BISHOP OF LITCHFIELD.

23RD.} BENJAMIN HALL DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT 1/2 PAST 11 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING AGED 10 MONTHS.

24TH.} EDWARD HALL AND I WENT TO CHELSEA HOSPITAL.TO ST. JAMES PARK AND SAW HIS MAJESTY GO IN STATE TO PARLIAMENT HOUSE.

27TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW RUBERS? NEW OPERA OF LESTOCQ AND THE FETE OF THE HERMITAGE AND THE KINGS LORD.

MAR.

1ST.} SUNDAY. ST. JAMES.AFTERNOON TATTENDEN THE FUNERAL OF B. HALL.

2ND.} WENT AND SAW THE QUEEN GO TO DRURY LANE THEATRE .

3RD.} JAS AND I WENT TO RATCLIFFE HIGHWAY.

8TH.} SUNDAY.ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF LICHFIELD.TO DINNER WITH CHAS. AFTERNOON WE WENT AND INSPECTED THE MUSEUM IN BRINTON STREET SOHO SQUARE?

TO HYDE PARK. EVENINMG TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

9TH.} TO MORNING POST OFFICE.

10TH.} SUSAN CALLED AND WITH HER TO SUPPER AT CHARLES.

15TH.} SUNDAY. TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY ,HERD BISHOP OF HEREFORD.AFTERNOON FATHER AND I RODE TO CITY-I WENT OVER LONDON BRIDGE TO SEE COMMENCEMENT OF THE GREEWICH RAILWAY ,RODE HOME EVENING TO ST. GILES.

19TH.} TO SALE IN ST. JAMES STREET.EVENING TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW BLACK EYED SUSAN AND KING ARTHUR AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE DUCROWS HORSES.

22ND.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY,EVENING TO ST. GILES TO SUPPER TO CHARLES.

24TH.} TO HEMSWORTH-TO SOUTHS? AUCTION. EVENING TO CHARLES MET MR. KIPPS.THOS AND I WENT TO FITZROY THEATRE FOR --??.

25TH.} TO TEA WITH MR. GOADE .MRS. GOADE AND I WENT TO THE FITZROY THEATRE SAW THE MUMMY J. REEVE? PAY FOR PEEPING-LAWYERS CLERK.TO MRS. GODDES TO SUPPER.

26TH.} JAMES AND I WENT TO WEST INDIA DOCKS -ACROSS THE ISLE OF DOGS -ACROSS THE RIVER TO GREENWICH ,WALKED HOME.

29TH.} SUNDAY,THOS AND I TOOK WALK TO MILLBANK -EVENING TO THOS .

30TH.} REYNOLDS. WITH THOS TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM SAW THE NEW GALLERIES

APR.

2ND.} WENT TO THE PALACE AND SAW THE COMPANY ARRIVE SECOND DRAWING ROOM.

6TH.} WITH MARIANNE AND THOS TO CIVET CAT ,TO SUPPER WITH THOS ,MET MOTHER THERE.

7TH.} E. HALL AND I WENT TO ST. KATHERINES DOCKS.

9TH.} TO MR. BURN'S BENEFIT AT DRURY LANE -THE RIVALS MAD STOCKHAUSEN?

-MR. BACHSA AND OTHERS ON THE HARPS-,MR. ANDERSON ON THE PIANO MRS. ANTONI AND MR. FANIN LAST ACT OF GUSTAVUS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10TH.} IN THE WIND I RODE TO FRISH WHARF AND HOME.

( GATEWAY 8FT. -6INS. HIGH.)

11TH.} E. HALL AND I WENT TO FRISH WHARF TO SHIP A CARRIAGE FOR NEWCASTLE?.

12TH.} SUNDAY.SUNDAY. TO ABBEY.EVENING TO ST. GILES.

13TH.} TO UPPER THAMES STREET.

15TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE-THE ORATARIO OF THE MESSIAH-AND THE CREATION AND A MISCELLANEAR ACT IN WHICH THE SINGERS FROM THE ITALIAN OPERA

APPEARED -MR. GRISI -RUBINI LABLACKE -IVANHOFF AND MRS. STOCKHAUSEN.

17TH.} GOOD FRIDAY TOOK A WALK OVED WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ,THEN TO TEA WITH THOS ,THOMAS AND I WENT TO CHARLES ,THEN HOME.--HAIL, SNOW , RAIN.--

19TH.} EASTER SUNDAY TO ABBEY.

20TH.} MONDAY. WENT TO GREENWICH ,FINE DAY ,HOME BY SHILLIBUS?.

21ST. } TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

22ND.} THOS AND I WENT TO CAMBERWELL.

26TH.} SUNDAY.ABBEY.EVENING TO ST. JAMES.

27TH.} WITH THOS TO MADDOX STREET .EVENING TO DRURY LANE THEATRE -RED MASH? AND THE BRIGAND.

MAY.

4TH.} TO HENLEY'S BENEFIT AT DRURY LANE THEATRE,HERD MADLL.GRISE TAMBURINI? AND LABLACKE -AND THE RENT DAY.

5TH.} HERRIES.AND CHARING CROSS -S. DEVON ELECTION :RUSSELL 3,117

PARKER 3,745.

10TH.} SUNDAY. ST. MARGARETS HERD BISHOP OF EXETER.

17TH.} SUNDAY.MET MR. HALL IN ST. JAMES PARK ,WALKED OVER THE WATER TO VAUXHALL BRIDGE, TOOK BOAT ROWED TO HUNGERFORD STAIRS.AFTERNOON WITH FATHER TO REYNOLDS STREET EVENING TO ST.GILES CHURCH.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 30.

 

MAY 18TH. 1835 TO AUGUST 22ND. 1835.

 

MAY.

18TH.} MONDAY. TO WHITECHAPEL RODE HOME ,THEN FATHER AND I WENT TO BRENTFORD TOOK A WALK TO HANWELL AND THROUGH THE FAIR AT BD..THOMAS OPENED SHOP IN MADDOX STREET.

19TH.} RODE HOME EVENING TO THOS.

21ST.} TO PADDINGTON.

22ND.} EVENING JAMES AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LA SOMANIBUL?? MDLLE.MALIBRAN AND MILLER AND HIS MEN.

24TH.} SUNDAY.TO ABBEY EVENING MR.HALL AND I WENT TO CLERKENWELL .

26TH.} TO GLOUCESTER PLACE WITH FATHER -AFTERNOON TO SURRY GARDENS JUST IN TIME TO SEE MR. GREEN ASCEND IN HIS BALLOON, 199TH. TIME,HE WAS IN VIEW 20 MINS ,VERY WET.

28TH.} KING'S BIRTHDAY TO ST. JAMES STREET TO CHARING CROSS TO,MET THE MAIL COACHES .EVENING WITH FATHER TO COACH,GRAND ILLUMINATIONS.

JUN.7TH.} SUNDAY.MARTIN BAMBRIDGE ARRIVED IN TOWN. WE WENT TO ABBEY. EVENING WE WENT TO KENSINGTON GARDENS.

8TH.} WHIT MONDAY. WE WALKED TO LONDON BRIDGE WHARF AND WENT BY STEAMER TO GREENWICH -2 O'CLOCK- WALKED HOME.

9TH.} AFTERNOON WITH JAMES AND MARTIN TO COLLINGES -THEN OVER LONDON BRIDGE TO HODGSONS.CAME HOME BY CITY ROAD.

10TH.} TO OXFORD STREET ,THEN TO ST. JAMES PARK AND SAW THE KING ARRIVE . EVENING TO FRAMPTON AND TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW LA SONNAMBULA.

11TH.} MARTIN JAMES AND I WENT TO ST. KATHERINES.

12TH.} EVENING TO HUNGERFORD MARKET WITH MR. AND MRS HALL.

14TH.} SUNDAY. MARTIN FATHER JAMES AND I WENT TO HERNE BAY IN THE NEW STEAM BOAT CITY OF CANTERBURY STARTED 1/2 PAST 8 ARRIVED AT GRAVESEND 1 HOUR AND 50 MINS .HERNE BAY 2 O'CLOCK JUST TIME TO RUN TO THE END OF THE 3/4 MILE PIER AND BACK 1/2 PAST 2 ,A

RRIVED IN LONDON 9 O'CLOCK.

15TH.} TO PARADE STREET JAMES PARK .TO ST. PAULS -TO THE SUMMIT-TO SUN STREET EVENING TO HARDINGS.

16TH.} TO PRIMROSE HILL AND THEN OVER THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS .TO THE COLLISEUM AND SAW THE PANORAMA OF LONDON -TO THE SUMMIT OF BUILDING.

28TH.} SUNDAY.EVENING TO MILLBANK.

29TH.} TO GRAYS INN AND LONDON BRIDGE .

26TH.} CHARLES MATTHEWS THE CANADIAN DIED AT DEVONPORT AGED 59.

JUL.

1ST.} TO MADLLE.MALIBRANS BENEFIT AT COVENT GARDEN -LA SOMM---??

AULD ROBIN GRAY -AND FIDELIO.

3RD.} TO --??? BENEFIT AT COVENT GARDEN .

4TH.} TO SIR C. SCOTTS RANSOM'S AND HERRIES'

11TH.} TO DUBLIN WHARF.

12TH.} SUNDAY. FATHER AND I WENT TO GRAVESEND BY RED ROOM .

13TH.} TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS HERD THE DISCUSSION ON THE GRANTS OF MONEY RUSSEL PEEL, OCONNEL, GRATTEN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16TH.} EVENING TO WATERLOO BRIDGE.

 

19TH.} SUNDAY .FATHER AND I WENT BY THE FAME STEAMER TOSHEERNESS

4 HOURS GOING .WENT ASHORE IN BOAT ,THROUGH THE OLD TOWN TO MR. BURNINGHAM'S,MILE TOWN -LEFT SHEERNESS 4 O'CLOCK -LONDON 8 O'CLOCK.

21ST.} WITH J. THOMAS TO ALDGATE .EVENING TO MUTINY DONHESTER?--?.

22ND.} SAW THE QUEEN ARRIVE AT THE HAYMARKET THEATRE -GREENS 201TH. ATTEMPT IN HIS BALLOON TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

23RD.} J.ALLISON AND H .PAUL CALLED-TO ST. JAMES PARK SAW THE KING AND QUEEN LEAVE FOR HAMPSTEAD .EVENING JAMES AND I WALKED THROUGH FIELDS TO HAMPSTEAD AND SAW THE TRIUMPHAL ARCH CONSTRUCTED IN HONOUR OF THE KING'S FIRST VISIT -THE TOWN ILLUMINATED-THE

FIREWORKS ON TE HEATH BEGAN AT 1/2 PAST 9.

30TH.} FATHER STARTED FOR NORFOLK.

AUG.

1ST.} WE WENT TO GRAVESEND BY HAWK PACKET AND HAD OUR ANNUAL DINNER ,14, 4/- EACH.,CAME HOME BY STAR.

2ND.} SUNDAY. MR.HALL AND I WENT TO THE MAYE IN HARROW ROAD.

3RD.} HARRISON CAME TO TOWN.

4TH.} MORNING RODE TO QUEEN'S ELMS -EVENING WITH J. TURNER TO ITALIAN OPERA ANNA BOLENA AND LA SOMMAMBULE .GREAT FIRE IN RUPERT STREET.

8TH.} HERRIES .RODE TO BROAD STREET AND BACK.

9TH.} SUNDAY.CALLED FOR THOS AND TOOK A WALK EVENING MR. HALL AND I WENT TO THE RAILWAY -MET W .TURNER.HOME TO SUPPER WITH THEM.

11TH.} FATHERT HOME FROM NORFOLK.

13TH.} TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS HERD THE DEBATE.

15TH.} TO RANSOM'S HERRIES -CALLED FOR TURNER AND THEN TO THE NEW ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE .COVENANTES AND MOUNTAIN NYLPH.

16TH.} SUNDAY.FATHER AND I WENT WITH CHAISE TO WINDSOR -SAW THE KING INSPECT TROOPS .AFTERNOON TOP OF ROUND TOWER.

19TH.} RODE TO CITY.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 31.

 

 

 

AUGUST 27TH. 1835 TO DECEMBER 31ST. 1835 .

 

AUG.

27TH.} THURSDAY.STARTED BY EMERALD COACH THROUGH MAIDENHEAD AND READING

,DINED AT MARLBOROUGH 2 O'CLOLCK DEVIZES MELKSHAM AND ARRIVED AT BATH

1/2 PAST 7- 10 HOURS.FARE 1-.TOOK WALK ABOUT CITY .

28TH.} AFTER BREAKFAST I WENT AND TOOK A WALK TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE

CITY ,THEN TO THE INTERIOR OF OLD ABBEY CHURCH NOW UNDERGOING A COMPLETE

REPAIR .SAW QUEEN'S MONUMENT EPITAPH BY D. GARRICK-TO THE ROYAL CRESCENT

AND TO DINNER AT WHITE HORSE CELLAR.THEN OVER THE BRIDGE WITH FIVE ARCHES

OVER THE AVON .EVENING TO SEE THE WORKMEN ERECTING THE NEW BRIDGE.

29TH.}TOOK VARIOUS WALKS ABOUT THE CITY -TO THE MARKET ,AND AT 6 O'CLOCK

IN THE EVENING I STARTD BY COACH FROM WHITE HART, BATH TO BRISTOL 12

MILES ,FARE 2/6d .TO FULL MOON TAVERN HAD SUPPER THEN TOOK A WALK.

30TH.} SUNDAY. I WENT AND VIEWED THE EXTERIOR OF THE OLD CATHEDRAL,THEN

TO THE INTERIOR AND HERD THE SERVICE.MOST BEAUTIFULLY PERFORMED ,GRAND

CARVED ORGAN,-PLAIN LEAD PIPES-TO QUEEN'S SQUARE SAW THE HOUSES REBUILDING

THAT WERE DESTROYED BY FIRE DURING THE RIOTS-THEN TO THE QUAY AND TO

ST. JAMES CHURCH YARD SAW THE PREPARATIONS FOR THE FAIR -WENT OVER COLLY?

GREEN AND UP PARK STREET TO CLIFTON -TO THE OBSERVVATORY UP THE IMMENSE

ROCKS SAW THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY AND THE RIVER AVON BENEATH ,ACROSS

THE ROCKS TO SEA WALLS WHERE YOU HAVE A VIEW OF THE SEVERN,THEN TO THE

BATH HOTELHAD TEA.EVENING TO CATHEDRAL AND TO SAILORS CHAPEL.

31ST.} WENT AND SAW THE RUINS OF BISHOPS PALACE .I THEN WENT AND SAW

THE MAGNIFICENT GOTHIC REDCLIFF CHURCH ,EVENING TO RYAN'S CIRCUS.

SEP.

1ST.} I WENT TO THE STEAM PACKET WHARF AT CLIFTON -TO THE FAIR -IN

AFTERNOON TO CATHEDRAL.EVENING TO THEATRE SAW C. KIMBLE PERFORM HAMLET

.

2ND.} I LEFT THE BASIN AT CLIFTON AT 11 O'CLOCK BY THE STEAMER WYE

.WENT DOWN THE AVON ,AND THERE SAW SOME BEAUTIFUL SCENERY ,THE IMMENSE

ROCKS AND QUARRIES-PAST PELL-THEN CROSSED THE SEVERN AND UP THE RIVER

WYE .ARRIVED AT CHEPSTOW 1/2 PAST 1 O'CLOCK 25 MILES-FARE 2/-. WALKED

UP THE TOWN TO THE WHITE HART INN ,AFTER DINNER I WALKED PART OF THE

WAY TO SENTERN? THROUGH ST. ARVINS AND THEN I MET WAUGH.RODE WITH HIM

TO HIS BROTHERS THEN WE WENT AND SAW THE RUINS OF THE BEAUTIFUL ABBEY

,TO THE CLOISTERS ,TO THE TOP OF THE WALLS .THE WHOLE OF THE FLOOR IS

COVERED WITH

GRASS-ON THE BANKS OF THE WYE-SOME ANCIENT MONUMENT .TO BEAUFORT ARMS

I THEN RETURNED TO CHEPSTOW 6 MILES WENT AND SAW THE IMMENSE CASTLE

(300)

TO THE OLD GATEWAY -CROSSED THE IRON BRIDGE TO GLOUCESTER.

3RD.} I LEFT CHEPSTOW BY THE COACH AND RODE 8 MILES ON THE ROAD AND

I WALKED THROUGH RAYLAND (MR. VICKERS.) WHERE WE STOPPED AND DINED AND

ARRIVED AT ABERGAVENNEY 1/2 PAST 7 O'CLOCK 21 MILES ((PASSED MR. JONES

HOUSE AT CLY THAE??)) AND THE TOWN IS A VERY DULL PLACE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4TH.} AFTER BREAKFAST WE TOOK A WALK OVER THE BRIDGE 7 ARCHES AND

TOOK SEVERAL SKETCHES OF THE IMMENSE HILLS AND SUGAR LOAF MOUNTAIN.THE

CLOUDS AT THE TIME HANGING ON THE MOUNTAIN .TO KINGS HEAD INN THEN TO

POST OFFICE AND AT 1/2 PAST 2 LEFT ABERGAVENNY FOR MONMOUTH BY COACH

,ARRIVED AT 1/4 TO 4 ,

FARE 4/- 18 MILES. A VERY NEAT AND BEAUTIFULLY SEPARATED?TOWN,HANDSOME

CHURCH AND SPIRE .FAIR DAY - WENT AND SAW THE IRON WORKS-AND THE BRIDGE

OVER THE WYE THE OLD STONE GATEWAY HIGH ARCH AND TWO POSTERNS.

5TH.} I WENT AND SAW THE POOR REMAINS OF THE CASTLE .TO THE MARKET

PLACE SAW THE STATUE OF HENRY V. IN ARMOUR PLACED THERE -TOWN LIGHTED

WITH GAS -LEFT KINGS HEAD INN BY COACH 4 O'CLOCK TRAVELLED THROUGH A

DELIGHTFUL COUNTRY AND ARRIVED AT GLOSTER 7 O'CLOCK 26 MILES. FARE

6/6d.

6TH.} SUNDAY MORNING AFTER BREAKFAST I WENT AND SAW THE GRAND CATHEDRAL

,ATTENDED THE SERVICE .THE WINDOW AT EAST END IS THE WHOLE SIDE OF THE

END .THE IMMENSE SAXON PILLARS ,THE BEAUTIFUL GOTHIC AND THE GRAND ROOF

- TO THE SPA AND PUMP ROOMS-CANAL AND SHOPPING AFTERNOON TO CATHEDRAL

.TOOK VARIOUS WALKS ABOUT CITY. EVENING TO CHURCH.

7TH.} WENT TO THE CANAL SAW THE SHIPPING-THEN TO THE STONE BRIDGE

OVER THE SEVERN.LEFT GLOUCESTER BY COACH AT 2 O'CLOCK ARRIVED AT CHELTENHAM

3 O'CLOCK. 9 MILES. FARE 2/-.TO THE OLD SEVAN? FROM THEN TO THE GRAND

PROMENADE- THE VARIOUS BATHS AND ARCADES AND TOOK A GENERAL SURVEY OF

THE TOWN.EVENING TO MONTPELIER SPA HERD THE BAND.

8TH.} TUESDAY .I LEFT CHELTENHAM BY COACH 9 O'CLOCK CAME BY NORTHLEACH

-WITNEY AND OXFORD -HENLEY AND MAIDENHEAD,ARRIVED IN LONDON 1/2 PAST

7. 98 MILES. FARE 18?.

11TH.} TO GRAYS INN.

12TH.} TO HERRIES.

13TH.} SUNDAY.EDWARD HALL AND I WENT TO ABBEY -FATHER AND I WENT

AFTERNOON TO REGENTS PARK.EVENING TO ST. MARTINS CHURCH.

15TH.} FATHER LEFT FOR MARGATE.

24TH.} FATHER HOME FROM BRIGHTON.

29TH.} TO CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY.

OCT.

12TH.} TO MILLERS WHARF.

22ND.} TO LYCEUM WITH ED. HALL SAW QUARTETTE AND THE OLD OAK TREE.

25TH.} SUNDAY. TOVAUXHALL BRIDGE ,EVENING TO ST. GEORGES CH.

31ST.} HENRIETTA STREET -TO DUBLIN WHARF-EVENING WE HAD OUR ANNUAL

CANDLELIGHT SUPPER. 18.

NOV.

1ST.} SUNDAY. TO PARK.

2ND.} TO CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY.

3RD.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW SEIGE OF ROCHELLE,FORGIVE AND FORGET,

ANDTHE TRAVELLING CARIAGE.

8TH.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY. HYDE PARK .EVENING TO ALEX TAYLOR.

9TH.} TO COLLINGES AND THE LAW COURTS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW SEIGE OF ROCHELLE, TOM O' SHANTER

AND THE MAID OF CACHMERE

13TH.} SAW THE FIRE AT MR. BEANS LONG ACRE.

17TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW THE LAST ACT OF THE SEIGE OF ROCHELLE,AND

THE SECOND REPRESENTATION OF THE OPERATIC DRAMA "THE JEWELS" ONE OF

THE MOST SPLENDID PRODUCTIONS OF THE STAGE -THE SUITS OF ARMOUR -SUPRISING

PROCESSION OF HORSES.

27TH.} WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE AND SAW THE SPLENDID DRAMA OF THE

JEWESS.

30TH.} TO THE COURT OF THE KINGS BENCH,.

DEC.

7TH.} TO THE YORK THEATRE WESTMINSTER I SAW THE JEWESS ,I SAW IN REGENTS

STREET THE BEAUTIFUL BRASS GUN THAT WAS GOT UP FROM THE ROYAL GEORGE

WRECK.

14TH.} I WENT TO MR. BRAHAM'S NEW ST. JAMES THEATRE THIS BEING THE

FIRST NIGHT OF OPENING ,AND A BEAUTIFUL HOUSE IT IS ,DECORATED IN WHITE

AND GOLD .NEW OPERA CALLED AGNEW SOREL -GOD SAVE THE KING-LE CLEAR CASE

AND THE FRENCH COMPANY.

25TH.} FRIDAY. CHRISTMAS DAY.SHARP FROST .TO ST. JAMES PARK ,SKATING.

ALEX TAYLOR DINED WITH US.EVENING MR. AND MRS. HALL SPENT THE EVENING

WITH US.

29TH.} TO LEADENHALL STREET.

31ST.} I WENT WITH THOS TO CHARLES'S TO PASS THE OLD YEAR OUT.

 

 

 

HERE ENDETH THE EVENTFUL YEAR 1835.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 32.

 

JANUARY 1ST. 1836 TO MAY 31ST. 1836.

 

JAN.

 

1ST.} FRIDAY.TO ST.GEORGES WHARF.

3RD.} SUNDAY .AFTERNOON TO ST.JAMES PARK EVENING TO KING STREET.

5TH.} TO ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE BUCKINGHAM IMITATIONS AND PANTOMIME OF RIDE A COCK HORSE TO BANBURY CROSS .

8TH.} FATHER AND I WENT TO MR. BRAHAM'S THEATRE SAWTHE WATERMAN AND RASSILAS OR THE HAPPY VALLEY.

10TH.} SUNDAY.TO ABBEY HERD HERD THE BISHOP OF LITCHFIELD -ST.JAMES FALL OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON .

11TH.} LEADENHALL STREET THEN I STOPPED THE NIGHT WITH L. HODGSONS.

15TH.} TO ST. GEORGES WHARF AND TO PICKFORDS,RODE HOME.

17TH.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY. FATHER VERY BAD WITH GOUT.

25TH.} MR. BEECHAM AND I WENT TO ST. JAMES GALLERY AND SAW THE BEAUTIFUL PAINTING TITIAN VENUS.EVENING TO HOWELLS.

28TH.} 1/2 PRICE TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW VENICE RESERVED -MISS HELEN FAUCIT AND PANTOMIME GUY FAWKES PIT.

31ST.} SUNDAY .ST. GEORGES ,EVENING WITH C.EDWARDS TO WESTMINSTER.

FEB.

4TH.} WENT TO THE PARK AND SAW HIS MAJESTY GO IN STATE TO PARLIAMENT HOUSE.

6TH.} HERRIES.MR. BROTHILL ARRIVED IN TOWN.

7TH.} SUNDAY .TO PARKS AND ABBEY.AFTERNOON RODE TO BERMONDSEY .

9TH.} THIS MORNING AT 1 O'CLOCK FATHER WENT UNDER AN OPERATION PERFORMED BY DR. LISTON IN 13 MINUTES .MR. BROTHILL AND I TOOK A WALK IN THE EVENING.

10TH.} MR.L COLLINGE AXLETREE MAKER DIED AGED 78 YEARS. TO KING WILLIAM STREET THEN MR. BROTHILL AND I WENT TO MR.BRAHAM'S THEATRE SAW FRA DIAVOLO-MONSIEUR JACQUES AND THE MENDICANT.

11TH.} MR. B HALL JAS AND I WENT TO THE COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW QUASIMODO AND THE BRONZE HOUSE.

12TH.} TO COURT KINGS BENCH .TO BELL AND CROWN HOLBORN.

13TH.} TO COURT OFFICE HOLBORN.

14TH.} SUNDAY.TO BIRMINGHAM RAIL ROAD -TO TEA WITH MR. HALL THEN WENT WITH MR. BROTHILL TO --?? MAIL.

18TH.} TO OLYPIC THEATRE SAW ONE HOUR AND CARNIVAL BALE?.

23RD.} THOS VERY ILL WENT TO CONDUIT STREET TO SEE HIM.

28TH.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY HERD BISHOP OF BRISTOL EVENING TO ST. GILES.

29TH.} FATHER CAME DOWN INTO THE SHOPS THIS DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE FEB.9TH.

MAR.

1ST.}` HERRIES TAKEN ILL TODAY.

2ND .} TO EVENING PARTY AT MRS. TURNERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4TH.} TO LORD CHANCELLOR COURT -THE CARLOW ELECTION COMMITTEE SITTING THERE.

6TH.} SUNDAY. TO KING STREET CHAPEL.

9TH.} TO GALLEY QUAY AND MAST LANE.

20TH.} SUNDAY. ABBEY-AFTERNOON FATHER AND I RODE TO GREENWICH.

26TH.} HERRIES. EVENING TO MR. BRAHAM'S THEATRE.FRA DIAVOLO -WATERMEN MANFRED-FAREWELL ADDRESS BY MR. BRAHAM-AND MONSUER JACQUES-LAST NIGHT OF THE SEASON -GREAT FIRE IN BOND STREET AND THE WESTERN EXCHANGE AND BURLINGTON ARCADE .

27TH.} SUNDAY. TO OBELISK -THOS AND SUSAN HAD TEA WITH US ,EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

29TH.} FATHER THIS DAY LEFT OF ALL THE DRESSING TO THE WOUND ON NOSE ,IT BEING PERFECTLY HEALED.IT IS 7 WEEKS THIS DAY SINCE THE OPERATION WAS PERFORMED.

APR.

1ST.} GOOD FRIDAY ,RAIN HAIL AND SNOW.TO TEA WITH THOS AND SUSAN .FATHER EXCEEDING WELL THE WHOLE OF THE DAY .AT 1/2 PAST 12 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT MR. MAYO CAME EXPRESS FROM MR. COOPER THE SURGEON STATING THAT FATHER WAS DANGEROUSLY ILL AT 3 REGIONS? HAVING

WHILE RIDING IN THE OMNIBUS BEEN SEIZED WITH APOPLEXY AND REQUESTING MY IMMEDIATE ATTENTION.I AND MR. HALL THEN RETURNED WITH MR. MAYO IN POST CHAISE ,ARRIVED 1/4 PAST 1 O'CLOCK AND FOUND FATHWER SENSELESS.HE HAD BEEN BLED AND 12 LEECHES TO THE LEFT TEM

PLE -NO __?? IN HIS RIGHT SIDE.MR. HALL,MR.??, AND NURSE ANDI SAT UP ALL NIGHT -MR. HALL LEFT AT 8 O'CLOCK.

(2ND.} ) MRS. DEEKES CAME AND STOPPED THE WHOLE DAY -JAMES CAME AND LEFT AT 1/2 PAST ONE ,RETURNED AT 7.MR. COOPER AND DR. ELLIOT CAMEAT 8 O'CLOCK HELD CONSULTATION,ADVISED BLISTER NAPE OF NECK .MOTHER CAME 9 O'CLOCK AND REMAINED DURING THE NIGHT.

3RD.} EASTER SUNDAY .I WENT BEFORE BREAKFAST TO MR. DEEKES .THOS AND CHARLESCAME 12 0'CLOCK LEFT 1/4 TO 1 -FATHER BETTER -MR.SPAIN CAME 6 O'CLOCK .MOTHER ,JAMES AND MRS. DEEKES AND I SAT UP THIS NIGHT.

4TH.} MONDAY.JAMES LEFT 1/2 PAST 9 ,FATHER PASSED A QUIET EASY NIGHT MUCH BETTER DURING THE DAY -MOTHER LEFT 1/2 PAST 6 FOR LONDON .MRS. DEEKES JAMES AND I SAT UP THIS NIGHT .FATHER PASSED GOOD NIGHT.

5TH.} TUESDAY.11 0'CLOCK FATHER GOT UP AND DRESSED AND SAT IN THE EASY CHAIR TILL 6 O'CLOCK .10 O'CLOCK MOTHER CAME AND I WENT HOME WITH MRS. DEEKES .MOTHER JAMES AND I SAT UP THIS NIGHT .

6TH.} WEDNESDAY.FATHER GOT UP TO BREAKFAST ,SAT UP ALL DAY .MRS. DEEKES JAMES AND I SAT UP .

7TH.} THURSDAY, FATHER GOT UP AFTER BREAKFAST . MRS. DEEKES THEN LEFT,JAMES REMAINED AND AT 7 O'CLOCK FATHER WITH ASSISTANCE WALKED DOWN STAIRS AND WE STARTED FOR HOME WHERE WE ARRIVED TO OUR GREAT SATISFACTION AT 8 O'CLOCK.

8TH.} FATHER BETTER.MR. HERING CALLED ,MR. COOPER CAME IN THE AFTERNOON AND SOON AFTER MR. LISTON.EVENING I WENT TO MR. HERING'S.

9TH.} TO HERRIES.FATHER STILL IMPROVING IN HEALTH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10TH.} SUNDAY ,EVENING I TOOK A WALK TO WESTMINSTER ,THOS CALLED IN THE AFTERNOON.

13TH.} FATHER GETTING BETTER .12 LEECHES APPLIED TO TEMPLES.TO PALL MALL.

17TH.} SUNDAY.EVENING ,GEORGE BAMBRIDGE CALLED AND I WENT WITH HIM TO

MAIDEN LANE.

20TH.} MARTIN BAMBRIDGE CALLED.

22ND.} FATHER ABLE TO WALK WITHOUT ASSISTANCE .

24TH.} SUNDAY.MARTIN BAMBRIDGE DINED WITH US .AFTERNOON MR. HALL ,MARTIN AND I RODE TO LONDON DOCKS AND G. BAMBRIDGE AND FAMILY AND I WENT ON BOARD THE THOMAS BE---??? .CAME HOME WITH W. TURNER AND L. MORRIS.

29TH,.} TO HOLBORN BRIDGE.

MAY.

1ST.} SUNDAY MORNING .MR. HALL AND I WENT TO LONDON DOCKS.EVENING TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE.

4TH.} FATHER CAME DOWN AND WALKED ABOUT THE SHOPS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HIS ILLNESS.

5TH.} FATHER CAME DOWN TODAY.

6TH.} WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW TEDDY THE TILER AND TAX___??

OR DOMINOES .

8TH.} SUNDAY. TO ABBEY EVENING MR. HALL AND I TOOK A WALK.

11TH.} TO FRAMPTONS -CALLED AT SUSANS AND TOOK TEA WITH HER AND MRS. ATKINSON'S.

14TH.} TO CLEMENTS LANE AND WOOD STREET ,RODE HOME.

15TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 10 BEFORE 2 A.M. ECLIPSE OF THE SUN TOOK PLACE AND AT 19 MINS PAST 3 ,THE GREATEST OBSERVATION ,THE SUN NEARLY HID .TO HYDE PARK AND AFTER TEA FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK AS FAR AS GROSVENOR GATE ,HIS FIRST WALK OUT SINCE HIS ILL

NESS.

22ND.} WHIT SUNDAY .ABBEY AFTERNOON FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK TO EDGWARE ROAD .

28TH.} KINGS BIRTHDAY.VERY FULL DRAWING ROOM.SAW PRINCESS VICTORIA ARRIVE.

29TH.} SUNDAY. ABBEY AFTERNOON FATHER AND I WENT TO ST. JAMES PARK WITH THOS .EVENING TO MR. M???? DIED 3.0'CLOCK THIS AFTER NOON AGED 74.

30TH.} EDWARD HALL AND I RODE TO BRENTFORD TO MR. DEEKES ,WALKED TO KEW BRIDGES AND RODE HOME .W. FELDWICK IN TOWN .

31ST.} TO GLOVERS AND HEMSWORTH .EVENING TO ST. KATHERINES DOCK AND FARRINGTON STREET.

 

 

 

 

HERE HAS TERMINATED THE FIRST 5 MONTHS OF THIS YEAR .THE LAST 2 MONTHS OF WHICH I HAVE BEEN IN AWFULL SUSPENSE REGARDING FATHERS SEVERE ILLNESS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 33.

 

 

JUNE 12TH. 1836 TO OCTOBER 20TH. 1836.

 

JUN.

12TH.} SUNDAY.FATHER AND I TOOK OUR FIRST SUMMER EXCURSION TO GRAVESEND BY THE BRILLIANT.RETURNED AT 1/2 PAST 5.

14TH.} RODE TO THE CITY AND HOME IN THE NEW CONVEYANCE COMP'S OMNIBUS LOMBARD STREET.

19TH.} FATHER AND I TOOK OUR SECOND TRIP TO GRAVESEND BY THE MERCURY 2 HOURS AND 10 MINS. HOME BY STAR.

20TH.} TO DR. ELLIOTSONS FATHER POORLY .AT 6 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING DR. ELLIOTSON AND MR. ? CAME TO SEE FATHER ,ORDERED BLISTER ONM CHEST..

22ND.} WEDNESDAY. LORD MELBOURNE AND MR. NORTON'S TRIAL COMMON PHEAS? CRIM ? CON?

23RD.} I WENT TO MR. AND MRS. ALBAN CROSS CONCERT AT WELLISS ROOMS.

26TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON TO BAYSWATER EVENING TO SEE SUSAN VERY ILL.

27TH.} EVENING FATHER AND I TOOK A WALK IN BAYSWATER SAW MRS. GRAHAM ASCEND IN A BALLOON .RODE HOME.

JUL.

3RD.} FATHER AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS BY THE VENUS .ARRIVED AT 1/4 TO 3 O'CLOCK ,WENT TO MR. BURLINGHAM'S .EVENING TOOK A WALK TO THE BEACH.

4TH.} WITH FATHER TO THE BEACH,AFTERNOON TO THE PIER.

5TH.} WITH FATHER TO HAVE A WARM BATH.STARTED FOR LONDON BY THE HAWK STEAMER 10 O'CLOCK ARRIVED AT 1/2 PAST 3.RODE HOME.

10TH.} SUNDAY. BY DUKE OF SUSSEX STEAMER TO SHEERNESS.MET JAMES ON THE PIER,FOUND FATHER BETTER,EVENING TO DOCKYARD CHURCH WITH MISS BURLINGHAM.

11TH.} JAMES LEFT FOR LONDON.AFTERNOON MR. HUGHES AND I WENT OVER THE DOCKYARD.

12TH.} I LEFT FOR LONDON ON THE HAWK.

17TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS ON THE SUSSEX.MRS. TAYLOR WENT DOWN WITH ME .I FOUND FATHER MUCH BETTER.EVENING TO CHURCH AND BEACH.

18TH.} LEFT SHEERNESS FOR LONDON BY THE BROCKELBANK.EVENING I WENT TOW. WYBROO'S.

20TH.} EVENING TO THE ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE-ROSE OF THE ALHAMBRA-MRS. WHITE AND FARMERS STORY.

21ST.} TO HARDING'S,HENRIETTA STREET,NORTHUMBERLAND STREET.

24TH.} SUNDAY. TO SHEERNESS .EVENING TO CHURCH.

25TH.} I WENT WITH MR. BURLINGHAM ON BOARD THE HOWE ,MAN OF WAR ,120 GUNS- 22 1/2" DIAMETER ,INSPECTED THE SHIP ,HAD LUNCH ON BOARD..

27TH.} ANNE AND HANNAH BURLINGHAM AND I TOOK A WALK TO THE CLIFFS THEN TO MINSTER CHURCH.

31ST.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

AUG.

1ST.} MARY BURLINGHAM AND I CAME HOME BY THE DUKE OF SUSSEX.

2ND.} EVENING TO STRAND THEATRE HERCULES AND OTHELLO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3RD.} HERRIES.WITH MARY TO HYDE PARK .EVENING TO ASTLEYS BEDOUIN ARABS.

4TH.} RODE TO JEWIN STREET AND PICKFORDS,.EVENING MARY BURLINGHAM AND I WENT TO THE ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE -ROSE OF THE ALHAMBA, MARRIED BACHELOR AND FARMERS? STORY.

5TH.} MORNING -MARY B. AND I RODE TO LOMBARD STREET AND GRAYS INN TO PADDINGTON.EVENING WE WENTR TO DEAN STREET ,COMMERCIAL ROAD.

7TH.} SUNDAY.-MARY AND MR. QUIBB AND I RODE TO THE STEAM BOAT AND ARRIVED AT SHEERNESS AT 2 O'CLOCK.MET ANN AND SARAH EVENING TO CHURCH.

8TH.} TOOK VARIOUS WALKS ,MET MRS. FODTE? - STARTED FOR LONDON 3 O'CLOCK.

9TH.} TO ALDERMANBURY.EVENING TO CHARLES TO CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY.

10TH.} WINDMILL STREET BOUGHT HARNESS FOR MR. BURLINGHAM.

14TH.} SUNDAY.HEAVY STORM WENT TO SHEERNESS MET JAMES.EVENING TO CHURCH.

15TH.} TOOK VARIOUS WALKS WITH FATHER ,AFTERNOON MARY,HANNAH AND JAMES CAME DOWN TO THE PIER WITH ME AND I LEFT FOR LONDON BY THE KENT 1/2 PAST 3 21ST.} SUNDAY.MR. SPAIN AND I WENT BY THE RED ROVER TO SHEERNESS 4HOURS.TO PIER WITH MR. SPAIN EVENI

NG TO CHURCH,

22ND.} I LEFT SHEERNESS PIER 4 O'CLOCK BY ROSE WENT UP THE MEDWAY TO CHATHAM 13 MILES ,TOOK STAGE COACH AND RODE TO MILTON .CAME TO LONDON BY THE MEDWAY STEAM PACKET 1/2 PAST 9. RODE HOME.

27TH.} WE WENT TO MILTON AND HAD OUR ANNUAL DINNER 16 IN NUMBER 4/- HEAD, AND DESSERT -/6d, - 2 ROAST GUSE? HAM -2 ROAST FOWLS -4 BOILED Ds -2 PAIR DUCKS. WENT DOWN BY RED ROVER CAME HOME BY THE MEDWAY,FATHER CAME HOME FROM SHEERNESS THIS DAY.

SEP.

4TH.} SUNDAY TO ABBEY ,AFTERNOON FATHER AND I RODE TO TOOLEY STREET SAW RUIN OF LATE FIRE JENNING'S WHARF.

9TH.} THOS AND I WENT AND SAW MR. GREEN ASCEND IN HIS BALLOON FROM VAUXHALL - 8 PERSONS ACCOMPANIED HIM.

11TH.} SUNDAY. ABBEY AFTERNOON TO KNIGHTSBRIDGE .

18TH} SUNDAY.JAMES AND I TOOK A WALK TO LONDON BRIDGE,AFTERNOON FATHER AND I RODE TO CITY THEN WENT TO GREENWICH BY ROYAL TAR?.EVENING DOWN BY WATER LILLEY.

20TH.} I WENT BY THE DUKE OF SUSSEX STEAMER TO SHEERNESS ,ARRIVED AT TWO O'CLOCK WENT TO MR. BURLINGHAM'S ,MET ALL MY FRIENDS.

21ST.} MARY AND I .SARAH AND MR. CASS TOOK A WALK TO EAST END LANE ALONG THE CLIFFS ,HOME BY MINSTER.

22ND.} WE WENT TO QUEENBOROUGH AND TO THE FERRY HOUSE.

23RD.} ANNE AND I LEFT SHEERNESS FOR LONDON AT 9 O'CLOCK .MARY ,SARAH AND MR. CASS CAME DOWN TO THE PIER WITH US, ARRIVED IN BOND STREET 1/2 PAST 3 - EVENING TOOK VARIOUS WALKS. (MDL. MALIBRAN DIED AT MANCHESTER AGED 28. ).

24TH.} MR. HODGSON SEN. DIED . TO HENRIETTA STREET ,EVENING TO EXHIBITION IN WINDMILL STREET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25TH.} SUNDAY. ANNE AND I WENT TO ABBEY .ST. MARGARETS CHURCH AND ST. MARTINS.AFTER DINNER WE WALKED TO THE CITY AND THEN RODE TO MRS. BERRY',SPENT THE DAY.

26TH.} WE TOOK A WALK TO THE PARKS. EVENING ANNE JAMES AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE .PAUL CLIFFORD ,GUY FAWKES AND MILLER AND HIS MEN.

27TH.} TO HERRIES,THEN TO STRAND .AFTERNOON ANN JAMES AND I WENT TO MILLBANK AND SAW THE VAUXHALL BALLOON ARRIVE.EVENING TO THOS.

28TH.} WET MORNING AFTERNOON,ANN AND I WENT TO PANTHEON.EVENING TO QUEEN'S THEATRE LESSIC? AND NETTLE?? HALE MRS. WAYLETT.

29TH.} WET DAY ,ANN WOULD NOT GO OUT .MR. HALL HOME FROM NORFOLK.

30TH.} ANN AND I TOOK A WALK TO ST. JAMES PARK.

OCT.

1ST.} MADAM MALIBRAN BURIED AT MANCHESTER. I WENT TO NICHOLSON'S WHARF WITH ANN AND SHE RETURNED HOME BY THE SUSSEX.

2ND.} SUNDAY,GRANDMOTHER DIED THIS DAY AT SHARRINGTON BAPT. 1747 DIED 1836 AGED 90. IN THE PRESENCE OF AUNT FITT -MRS.STAFF,-FARROW,-AND UNCLE??

AND WAS BURIED AT SHARRINGTON ON FRIDAY OCT. 7 TH. 1836.IN THE 91ST. YEAR OF HER AGE.

4TH.} TO GRAYS INN.

7TH.} EVENING I WENT TO MR. ? SAW MRS. CASS.FATHER HAS BEEN VERY ILL ALL THIS WEEK.

8TH.} HERRIES. AND WESTERN EXCHANGES OPENED FIRST TIME THIS DAYSINCE THE FIRE.

11TH.} TO STRAND PURCHASED NEW HAT FOR FATHER AND MYSELF.

13TH.} TO HERRIES.DR. ELLIOTSON AND MR. HERING CALLED THIS EVENING TO SEE FATHER WHO HAS BEEN VERY ILL THIS WEEK.

16TH.} SUNDAY.WITH JAMES TO CHEAPSIDE .AFTERNOON WENT TO HYDE PARK MET ALEX.TAYLOR WHO SAILS FOR AMERICA TUESDAY IN THE ST. JAMES.EVENING TO SUPPER WITH THOS, MR. AND MRS.W.WYBROO, AND MR. AND MRS. GOOD?.

20TH.} DR. ELLIOTSON AND MR. HERING CALLED TO SEE FATHER WHO STILL REMAINS VERY ILL.

 

 

HERE ENDETH 6 MONTHS OF GREAT ANXIETY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 34.

 

 

OCTOBER 22ND. 1836 TO DECEMBER 31ST. 1836

OCT.

22ND.} TO HERRIES.

23RD.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON MR. HALL AND I WENT TO GREENWICH RAILROAD,EVENING

TO SUPPER WITH THOS MET CHARLES.

28TH.} I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE AND SAW MR. EDWIN FORRESTTHE AMERICAN

TRAGEDIAN PERFORM OTHELLO- AND CLARI .DEEP SNOW AND FROST.

30TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON MR. HALL AND I WENT TO THE CEMETARY AND SAW

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. WILLIAM TURNER.

NOV.

2ND.} FATHER CAME DOWN AND WALKED ABOUT THE SHOP FOR THE LAST TIME.

3RD.} THURSDAY. FATHER VERY ILL TODAY,AND WISHED FOR TO SEE DR. ELLIOTSON.

4TH.} DR. ELLIOTSON AND MR.STOVELL? THE SURGEON CAME AND SAW FATHER

,HELD A LONG CONSULTATION AND ADMINISTERED TO HIM SOME VERY POWERFUL

MEDICINES.

5TH.} SATURDAY.STILL CONTINUED VERY ILL -LOWNESS OF SPIRITS,MUCH WEAKER

,COULD SCARCELY WALK ACROSS THE ROOM WITHOUT HELP-NO APPETITE.

6TH.} SUNDAY MORNING FATHER GOT UP AT 9 O'CLOCK DRESSED AND PARTLY

SHAVED HIMSELF.THOS AND SUSAN CAME AND DRANK TEA WITH US .MRS. SPAIN

AND MRS. THOMAS WAS HERE IN THE EVENINMG .FATHER AT TIMES CHEERFUL ,WENT

TO BED AT 11 O'CLOCK IN PERFECT SENSES - I SAT UP WRITING HE CALLED

ME TO ASSIST HIM OUT OF BED HE THEN COMPLAINED OF GIDDINESS ,REQUESTED

ME TO HOLD HIS HEAD WITH TWO HANDS,WHICH I DID ,MOTHER THEN CAME AND

HELD HIM AND HE DIED IN OUR ARMS WITHOUT A SIGH OR GROAN AT 5 MINUTES

BEFORE 1 O'CLOCK MONDAY MORNING.

7TH.} HE RETAINED HIS SENSES PERFECT TO THE LAST,AND DID NOT TAKE

TO HIS BED ONE HOUR DURING ALL HIS ILLNESS.THUS HAVE I LOST A KIND AND

GOOD FATHER IN THE 64TH. YEAR OF HIS AGE - I RANG THE BELL FOR MRS.

HALL WHO CAME DOWN JUST AFTER LIFE HAD FLED AND ASSISTED US TO LAY

DEAR FATHER OUT -WE SAT UP THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT.

THOS AND CHARLES CAME - AT 6 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING MY POOR FATHER WAS

PLACED IN HIS COFFIN -THE MEN DID NOT WORK THIS DAY.

8TH.} MRS.HAPER? AND MRS. TWALMAN? AND MRS. WRIGHT CALLED ,EVENING

I WENT OUT WITH THOS.

10TH.} RECEIVED A LETTER FROM MARY BUR...EVENING TO CHARLES AND THOS.

11TH.} TO HAMMERSLEY'S- RODE TO THE BANK OF ENGLAND OUT TELLERS OFFICE

,MET MR. BOLDING AND MRS. TURNER.

12TH.} SATURDAY, UNCLE FARWELL CAME TO TOWN THIS MORNING .HENRIETTA

STREET.

13TH.} SUNDAY. FATHER'S FUNERAL TOOK PLACE THIS MORNING .WE LEFT HOME

AT 9 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING,HEARSE AND FOUR HORSES,2 MOURNING COACHES

.THE FIRST CONTAINING JAMES, UNCLE FARWELL AND THOS SWATMAN AND MYSELF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE SECOND CHARLES RAVEY ,MR. SPAIN, MR. WRIGHT, MR. EDWARD HALL,AND

MR. JOHN HALL.WE ARRIVED AT THE CEMETARY ,KENSALL GREEN 1/4 BEFORE 10

.THEN HAD I TO TAKE A LAST FAREWELL OF MY GOOD KIND AND DEAR FATHER

.WE PLACED HIM IN A BEAUTIFUL GRAVE 12FT. DEEP BY THE SIDE OF MRS.W

TURNER --DREADFUL DAY POURED OF RAIN THE WHOLE DAY .MR. TRISWELL CAME

AT 1/2 PAST 1 O'CLOCK AND READ MY FATHERS WILL .MR.J AND E . HALL WIFE

AND SISTER HAD TEAWITH US.

14TH.} I TOOK WALK IN THE EVENING WITH UNCLE FARWELL.

16TH.} UNCLE FARWELL LEFT FOR NORFOLK THIS MORNING .FRANCES BURLINGHAM

ARRIVED AT OURS THIS AFTERNOON .EVENING TO ST. PANCRASS.

17TH.} TO GRAYS INN AND TEMPLE ,FRANCES WENT WITH ME.

18TH.} MR. CASS CALLED,EVENING FRANCES AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN

THEATRE SAW JULIUS CAESAR ,MR.McREADY,C.KIMBLE,AND VANDENHOFF-- ALLADIN

OR THE WONDERFUL LAMP.

20TH.} FRANCES AND I WENT TO MR.BERRY'S TO DINNER.

22ND.} FRANCES ,JAMES AND I WENT TO ADELPHI THEATRE -FLIGHT TO AMERICA

JIM CROW MR. RICE,VICTORINE - AND UNFINISHED GENTLEMEN.

23RD.} FRANCES JAMES AND I WENT TO THE MUSEUM.EVENING TO TEA WITH MRS.

HALL -TO CHARLES .

24TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE.EVENING TO TEA AT THOS WITH FRANCES.

27TH.} SUNDAY. FRANCES WENT TO ST. GEORGES CHURCH WITH MOTHER.MR. AND

MRS. HALL CAME TO TEA WITH US.

28TH.} MRS. SWATMAN HAD TEA WITH US.

29TH.} TUESDAY.FRANCES BURLINGHAM LEFT FOR SHEERNESS - JAMES WENT TO

THE PACKET WITH HER . A MOST DREADFUL HURRICANE OF WIND THIS MORNING

SUCH AS WAS HARDLY EVER KNOWN BEFORE ,DOING DREADFUL DAMAGE ALL OVER

LONDON AND THE COUNTRY.FRANCES COULD NOT GO FARTHER THAN GRAVESEND,WE

WERE FEARFUL SHE WOULD NOT ARRIVE SAFE -JAMES LEFT FOR CHATHAM AND THERE

MET HER .

30TH.} JAMES SAW FRANCES SAFE ABOARD THE ZEPHYR.

DEC.

1ST.} TO MARTIN'S?- MR. SPAIN AT STEVENAGE ( I DREW THE FIRST CHECK

ON MY BANKERS THIS DAY )

2ND.} EVENING TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW MR. FORREST PERFORM MACBETH,SEIGE

OF CORINTH ,TAKEN VERY ILL OBLIGED TO LEAVE THE THEATRE.

3RD.} TO HERRIES.

4TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES AND I TOOK WALK TO PANXHALE? .THOS DINED WITH

US .HE AND I TOOK WALK TO THE CEMETARY SAW POOR FATHER'S GRAVE .IT IS

SITUATED 8FT. EAST OF MR. TRIBES TOMB AND THE NEXT GRAVE TO THOS. OWEN

.

5TH.} TO ALBANY.-COURT OF KINGS BENCH -EVENING TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

6TH.} RODE TO W.J.EXPORT DOCK-DINED IN COMMERCIAL ROAD -CALLED AT

MR. BERRY'S-THREADNEEDLE STREET-RODE HOME.

10TH.} WE HAD OUR ANNUAL SUPPER THIS EVENING AT THOMAS'S, 18 IN NUMBER.

11TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES AND I TOOK A WALK TO CITY.EVENING TO ST. MARTINS

CHURCH.

18TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES AND I TOOK WALK TO BAYSWATER,AFTERNOON THOS AND

I WENT TO GOODES? AND TO HYDE PARK,EVENING TO FLEET STREET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23RD.} I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE AND SAW CHARLES KIMBLE PERFORM

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING ,AND HERD HIM DELIVER HIS FAREWEKLL ADDRESS,BEING

THE LAST TIME OF HIS APPEARANCE ON ANY STAGE.

24TH.} I LEFT LONDON BY THE PRINCE GEORGE FOR SHEERNESS .REACHED SOUTHEND

AT 4 O'CLOCK ,SNOW STORM ,WIND VERY BOISTEROUS,THE PACKET RUN ON

SHORE-GRAIN SPIT.HEAVY GALE OF WIND BLOWING-STRUCK THREE TIMES -ENGINES

IMMEDIATELY REVERSED,GOT AFLOAT SOON AND PROCEEDED ON OUR PASSAGE-GALE

INCREASING TO A VIOLENT HURRICANE-REACHED SHEERNESS SAFE AT 6 O'CLOCK

.WALKED THROUGH DEEP SNOW TO MR. BURLINGHAM'S -FOUND THEM IN GRIEF FOR

ILLNESS OF MRS. BURLINGHAM WHO IS CONFINED TO HER BED HAVING HAD A SLIGHT

PARALYTICK FIT- BUT NOW MUCH BETTER.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY.SUNDAY.DEEP SNOW ,WIND BLOWING ,A PERFECT HURRICANE.IMPOSSIBLE TO LEAVE THE HOUSE OR WALK.

IBLE TO LEAVE THE HOUSE OR WALK.

26TH.} GALE STILL CONTINUED WITH SNOW .THE "LIVERPOOL"BOUND FOR AMERICA

ON SHORE AT GARRISON POINT,DISMASTED.I MADE AN ATTEMPT TO GO ON THE

BEACH BUT FOUND THE WIND SO HIGH THAT I COULD NOT WALK -OBLIGATED TO

RETURN-THE SEA DURING THE NIGHT CAME OVER THE BEACH.

27TH.} I LEFT SHEERNESS THIS MORNING AT 10 O'CLOCK BY THE ZEPHYR,ARRIVED

AT CHATHAM 10 MINS TO 12 -AFTER A DEAL OF TROUBLE I GOT A PLACE IN AN

OMNIBUS AND PROCEEDED TO GRAVESEND,THE ROAD PRESENTED A WONDERFUL APPEARANCE

WITH THE SNOW -MANY PLACES 12 AND 14 FT. DEEP.THE ROAD CUT THROUGH IT

BY SOLDIERS FROM CHATHAM ,ARRIVED JUST IN TIME FOR THE 2 O'CLOCK BOAT

THE MEDWAY.DINED ON BOARD REACHED BOND STREET AT 5 O'CLOCK.THE CAPTAIN

OF THE PRINCE GEORGE CONVICT SHIP AND I WERE COMPANIONS HOME FROM SHEERNESS.

29TH.} MR.CASS CALLED AND DINED WITH US AND SPENT THE EVENING .MR.

AND MRS. HALL HAD TEA WITH US .

31ST.} TO TEA WITH MR. HALL AND PARTY PASSED THE OLD YEAR OUT.

 

 

SO HAS TERMINATED THE EVENTFUL YEAR 1836 ,IN WHICH I HAVE EXPERIENCED

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE THE DEEPEST SORROW AND GRIEF ,AND THE

COMMENCEMENT OF MY TROUBLES OCCASSIONED BY THE LOSS OF MY DEAR FATHER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 35.

 

JANUARY 1ST. 1837 TO APRIL 4TH. 1837

 

GOLD HIMLIN REPAIRED AND GLASS 3/-,BY GRANT 22ND. DEC. 1836 10/-.

 

JAN.

1ST.} SUNDAY.MR. GRUBB CALLED FOR ME AND WE WENT AND DINED WITH MR. BERRY MARTHA STREET.

2ND.} JAMES AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW GUSTAVUS AND THE NEW PANTOMIME OF OLD GANMER GURTON OR THE LOST NEEDLE-THE PRICES OF ADMISSION TO THIS THEATRE WERE REDUCED EQUAL TO COVENT GARDEN FIRST TIME THIS EVENING .MEN DID NOT WORK THIS EVENING

.

4TH.} I WENT TO SOUTHEY'S ,RECEIVED A LETTER FROM UNCLE FARWELL THIS DAY INFORMING ME OF THE DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER CHARLOTTE WHO WAS BURNT TO DEATH ON SATURDAY DEC.31ST.1836-AGED 3 YEARS.

6TH.} MRS.CHAPMAN AND MR. CASS HAD TEA WITH US .I WALKED WITH HIM TO THE STRAND.MR.W. QUIBB CAME TO SUPPER .THE MEN DID NOT WORK THIS EVENING.

7TH.} TO RUPERT STREET AND HAD MY SUPPER THEN TO ST. JAMES THEATRE ENCHANTED HORN AND THE WAGER.

8TH.} SUNDAY,MOTHER TAKEN VERY ILL-BAD COLD -HIGH FEVER-.EVENING TO THOS AND MR. JENNINGS CAME IN.

9TH.} WROTE TO SHEERNESS.

12TH.} MR. BROTHILL CAME TO LONDON.

13TH.} MR. BL.AND I WENT TO MADAME VAKIS'S THEATRE SAW YANKEE PEDLAR .MR. HILL HE WOULD BE AN ACTOR AND RIQUET WITH THE TUFT .MET CHARLES AND THOS HAD SUPPER AT THE ALBION.

15TH.} SUNDAY.JAMEWS MR. BL. AND I TOOK WALK TO THE STRAND .MR. AND MRS. HALL HAD TEA WITH US .EVENING TO CHARING CROSS.

17TH.} WENT TO HOLT COACH WITH MR. BROTHILL.

19TH.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW DUCHESS DE LA VALLIERE - NO- AND PANTOMIME GEORGEY BASMOELLE.

22ND.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON JAMES AND I WENT TO LONDON BRIDGE AND WENT BY STEAMER TO GREENWICH 1/2 HOUR GOING ,WALKED TO DEPTFORD AND CAME HOME BY GREENWICH RAILROAD.1/4 HOUR COMING -FARE -/6d.HOME BY ELEPHANT AND CASTLE TOOK OMNIBUS RODE HOME.

24TH.} MR.SEX THROWN OUT OF HIS CHAISE AT OUR DOOR.

26TH.} TO LOMBARD STREET .EVENING WITH THOS TO OPERA BUFFA AT LYCEUM SAW CHIARA DE ROSENBERG. PIT.

27TH.} MR. SPAIN GONE TO CHELTENHAM.

28TH.} MRS.DYDE DIED.

29TH.} JAMES AND I TOOK WALK ,EVENING TO OLIVER KING NEW ROAD .THE INFLUENZA VERY PREVALENT ABOUT THIS TIME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31ST.} OLIVER KING CAME AND SPENT THE EVENING WITH US.JAMES AND I WENT TO NEW ROAD WITH HIM AND THEN TO THE CYDER CELLARS.

FEB.

1ST.} MR. SPAIN HOME FROM CHELTENHAM.

2ND.} EVENING WALK WITH THOS ,WROTE TO SHEERNESS.

3RD.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW THE COUNTRY SQUIRE AND MR. AND MRS. PRINGLE.

5TH.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON THOS AND I WENT TO MR. WYBROO'S HOME TO TEA ,EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH,AND TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

6TH.} TO MR.FRISWELLS,HOLBORN,LONG ACRE AND MR.ANTYON'S.EVENING WITH CHARLES AND SUSAN .TO MADAME TUSSAUDS SPLENDID EXIBITION OF WAX WORKS.

7TH.} EVENING TO LONDON BRIDGE.

10TH.} TO MR. FRISWELLS-TO OXFORD STREET TOOK CAB AND RODE TO MR. FEELDEN,5 GODLISMAN STREET -ST.PAULS. THEN TO DOCTORS COMMONS AND ADMINISTERED TO MY LATE FATHERS WILL .EVENING WITH THOS TO HEAR LECTURE ON ASTRONOMY BY MR. C.H.ADAMS AT THE KINGS THEATR

E .

11TH.} TO HERRIES. EVENING TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW RICHARD THE 3RD.AND THE PILOT.

12TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON THOS AND I TOOK WALK TO HYDE PARK .EVENING TO ST. MARTINS.

13TH.} TO PALL MALL AND FRAMPTON,O KING JAMES AND I WENT TO ADELPHI THEATRE SAW DUCHESS DE LA VAUBLIERE -PEACOCK AND CROW .MR. RICE AND TO DRURY LANE THEATRE AND CYDER CELLAR.

17TH.} TO LIECESTER SQUARE ,RECEIVED LETTER FROM SHEERNESS .

18TH.} TO HERRIES .EVENING TO THOS .THE SKY THIS EVENING PRESENTED A VERY SURPRISING APPEARANCE CAUSED BY THE LIGHT IN THE SKY -APPEARING AS THOUGH A DREADFUL FIRE WAS RAGING.

19TH.} SUNDAY.AUNT CRUCKFIELD DINED WITH US,AFTERNOON TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY.

20TH.} TO LEICESTER SQUARE ,EVENING TO RAINBOW TAVERN FLEET STREET.

23RD.} WITH THOS TO ADELPHI THEATRE MET CHARLES ,SAW DUCHESS DE LA VAU..

AND DOUGLASS TO SUPPERAT SLAUGHTER'S COFFEE HOUSE.

24TH.} WITH THOS AND J.TURNER TO SEE EMPEROR OF BRAG??-.STATE CARRIAGES AT BAXTER AND PIERCE LONG ACRE.

26TH.} SUNDAY.TO BLACKFRIARS AFTERNOON WITH THOS TO KENSINGTON GARDENS, EVENING TO COAL HOLE TAVERN.

27TH.} TO HOUSE OF COMMONS HERD DEBATE ON THE POOR LAW BILL.

28TH.} WITH MR. W TURNER TO MR. BEDFORD'S OXFORD STREET,TO ORDER POOR FATHERS'S GRAVE STONE .EVENING WITH THOS TO OXFORD STREET AND ST.JAMES.

MAR.

1ST. } TO EVENING PARTY AT THOS.

3RD.} TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

4TH.} TO HERRIES.EVENING TO COAL HOLE WITH THOS.

5TH.} SUNDAY.THOS AND SUSAN AND AUNT CRUTCHFIELD DINED WITH US .AFTERNOON THOS AND I WENT BY STEAM PACKET TO GREENWICH RETURNED BY RAIL ROAD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7TH.} TO HERRIES.BELGRAVE SQUARE .MR. BURLINGHAM AND MR. CASS DINEED WITH US .AFTERNOON WITH MR. B. TO PANTHEON.EVENING JAS.AND I WALKED TO COMMMMMMUL ROAD ,WITH THEM TO SUPPER AT RAINBOW.

8TH.} MET MR.BURLINGHAM AT LONDON BRIDGE WHARF THEN WE WENT TO GRAVESEND HAD DINNER AT MIKE TAVERN .RODE TO CHATHAM,THEN TOOK A STEAMER TO SHEERNESS.ARRIVED AT 1/2 PAST 3 ,MET MARY AND ANN ON THE PIER.

12TH.} SUNDAY.MARY AND ANN AND I WENT TO PIER ,I WAS GOING TO LEAVE FOR HOME BUT WAS TOO LATE FOR THE PACKET -RETURNED AND WENT TO CHURCH .EVENING TO THE NEW TRINITY CHURCH.

13TH.} I BID FAREWELL TO MY FRIENDS AND LEFT SHEERNESS FOR LONDON BY THE PRINCE GEORGE,WENT ON SHORE AT GRAVESEND AND HAD LUNCH ,ARRIVED IN BOND STREET AT 3 O'CLOCK.

16TH.} MR.BAMBRIDGE AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW FALSE COLOURS AND BLACK EYED SUSAN.

17TH.} TO ST.GEORGES WHARF ,EVEVING TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES -MOTHER POORLY.

19TH.} SUNDAY. JAMES AND I TOOK WALK.AFTERNOON THOS CHARLES AND I WENT TO THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS SAW THE THREE GIRAFFES

21ST.} EVENING TO ST. JAMES ,CHAS AND I WENT TO THE HARP TAVERN .MR.HERING CALLED TO SEE MOTHER.

24TH.} GOOD FRIDAY.FINE DAY I WENT TO STEAM WHARF AND MET HANNAH AND SARAH BURLINGHAM FROM SHEERNESS. TO DINNER WITH THEM AT MR. BERRY'S.

26TH.} SUNDAY.W.GRUBB CALLED FOR ME AND WE WENT AND DINED AT MR. BERRY'S.RODE HOME EVENING.

27TH.} EVENING JAMES ? AND I WENT TO GREENWICH BY STEAM BOAT ,MET W.EDWARDS ,HOME BY RAILWAY.

28TH.} HANNAH SARAH AND MR. CASS CAME TO DINNER WITH US.,AFTERNOON TO PANTHEON,EVENING TOADELPHI THEATRE SAW KING OF THE DANUBE.RUTH TUDOR, AND BILLY TAYLOR ALL SLEPT AT OUR HOUSE.

29TH.} SARAH AND MR. CASS LEFT FOR HOME-HANNAN STAYED WITH US.

30TH.} TOOK A WALK WITH HANNAH AFTER DINNER SHE LEFT FOR MR. BERRY'S.

31ST.} HANNAH CAME TO DINNER WITH US .AFTERNOON WE WENT TO MADAME TUSSAUDS EXHIBITION ,EVENING TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW OTHELLO AND EASTER PIECE OF NORRIDEN? AND THE FAIR PERSIAN.

APR.

2ND.} SUNDAY.JAMES AND I WENT TO LONDON BRIDGE WHARF MET HANNAH AND WENT WITH HER TO GRAVESEND ,HANNAH THEN LEFT US FOR CHATHAM ,HOME BY THE STAR 1/2 PAST 7.

3RD.} EVENING WENT WITH MR. HALL TO SEE THE FIRE IN COMPTON STREET.

4TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW MRS.WOOD AS? LA SOMMA--BULA?.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 36.

 

 

APRIL 6TH. 1837 TO JULY 24TH. 1837.

APR.

6TH.} THURSDAY.TO JAMES STREET ADELPHI RECEIVED MR. BURLINGHAM'S MONEY.

9TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON I WENT BY PACKET TO GREENWICH TO BLACKHEATH,HOME BY RIVER TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

10TH.} RODE TO CITY THEN BORO.

11TH.} WITH THOS TO DEALS ,THEN TO ROWLAND AND 264 BORO,TO TOOLEY STREET TO CORK STEAM OFFICE ,TO THE NEW THEATRE NORTON FOLGATE PRETTY HOUSE PICKWICK.

13TH.} EVENING THOS AND I WENT TO OLYMPIC SAW HE WOULD BE AN ACTOR AND ROSE OF THE PICK??.

16TH.} JAMES AND I WENT TO GREENWICH.

19TH.} MRS.BAMBRIDGE LEFT LONDON FOR NORFOLK.

23RD.} SUNDAY. JAMES AND I WALKED TO HAMPSTED.

28TH.} TO LONG ACRE, EVENING TO CHARLES AND THEN WITH THOS TO SUPPER WITH MR.DUVAL ALBERMARLE STREET-36 TO SUPPER.

30TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNON JAMES AND I WENT BY STEAMER TO GREENWICH AND HOME.

MAY.

2ND.} JAMES GREENACRE THE MAN CONVICTED OF MURDERING HANNAH BROWN WAS EXECUTED THIS MORNING AT NEWGATE-JAMES WAS THERE.

7TH.} SUNDAY MORNING JAMES AND I WENT TO NEWCASTLE STREET.AFTERNOON EDWARD HALL AND I WENT TO WOOLWICH BY STEAM BOAT.

8TH.} TO NEWCASTLE STREET ,EVENING TO CHARLES.

10TH.} SIR FRANCIS BURDETT AND MR. LEADER'S NOMINATION AT COVENT GARDEN ,EVENING TO MR. LEADER'S MEETING.

11TH.} SIR FRANCIS BURDETT ELECTED FOR WESTMINSTER THIS DAY .THE NUMBERS BEING; BURDETT---3567

LEADER----3052

EVENINMG WITH THOS TO MEETING AT ANGEL INN .MR.WAKLEY.

12TH.} EVENING ,WILLIAM GRUBB AND I WENT TO MADAME B-M--MAISS'S CONCERT.

14TH.} WHIT SUNDAY.MR. CASS AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

15TH.} JAMES CAME DOWN.

16TH.} I LEFT SHEERNESS AT 9 O'CLOCK BY THE ROSE ,ARRIVED IN BOND STREET AT 1/2 PAST 4 .

21ST.} SUNDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS ARRIVED AT 10 MINS PAST 2 ,WENT TO MR. BURLINGHAM AND BROUGHT MARY HOME WITH ME .MET JAMES AND MR.CASS ON THE WHARF.

22ND. } EVENING MARY AND I TOOK A WALK.

23RD.} TO THRUPPS -AFTERNOON MARY AND I WENT TO THE ADELAIDE GALLERY OF PRACTICAL SCIENCE.

24TH.} WEDNESDAY. PRINCESS VICTORIA OF AGE THIS DAY (18 YEARS OLD.)

GRAND ILLUMINATIONS,EVENING MARY AND I TOOK WALK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27TH.} TO HERRIES ,EVENING TO THE OLYMPIC THEATRE SAW RAPE OF THE LOCK.ONE HOUR OR THE CARNIVAL BALL.

28TH.} SUNDAY AFTERNOON MARY AND I WENT TO MR. J.CASS DOCKHEAD .EVENING TO GREENWICH ,BACK BY RAIL ROAD.

29TH.} KING'S BIRTHDAY ? WENT AND SAW THE ILLUMINATIONS .

30TH.} EVENING TO TEA AND CARD PARTY AT THOS.

31ST.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE SAW CYMBELINE -MODERN ORPHEUS AND TOM AND JERRY.

JUN.

1ST.} DR. W GRUBB CAME IN TO SUPPER WITH US

2ND.} TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

3RD.} TO HERRIES EVENING MARY AND I WENT TO SEE MR. CASS 268 BERMONDSEY STREET.

4TH.} SUNDAY.TO VAUXHALL ROAD .AFTERNOON MOTHER, MARY AND I RODE TO THE CEMETARY (6/6d)EVENING TO MR. BERRY'S.

5TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE .TO MADAME TUSSUADS WAX WORKS EXIBITION WITH MARY AND JAMES.

9TH.} EVENING JAMES MARY AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE-I WENT IN BUT FOUND NO ROOM.

10TH.} TO HERRIES AND LONG ACRE.

11TH.} SUNDAY.EVENING TO MARY LE BONE CHURCH,THOS AND SUSAN TOOK WALK TO PARK.

12TH.} EVENING MARY AND I WENT TO THE STRAND THEATRE SAW THE WINTERBOTTOM -BACHELORS BOTTOMS -AND ROMEO AND JULIET .

13TH.} TUESDAY.I WENT WITH MOTHER AND MARY TO STEAM BOAT AND STARTED THEM BY PRINCE GEORGE FOR SHEERNESS .

15TH.} EVENING THOS AND I WENT TO HUNGERFORD MARKET AND WENT BY STEAMER TO GREENHITHE ,THEN TO MR.BARREN'S .METMR. BURLINGHAM AND MR. CASS.

18TH.} JAMES AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS 3/4 HOUR ASHORE ,MET MOTHER MARY AND ANN-WENT HOME AND HAD DINNER.

19TH.} EVENING JAS. AND I WENT TO BAYSWATER.THE DEATH OF THE KING WAS ANNOUNCED IN THE SECOND EDITION OF THE EVENING PAPERS BUT WAS AFTERWARDS CONTRADICTED.

 

20TH.} HIS MAJESTY KING WILLIAM THE FOURTH DIED AT WINDSOR THIS MORNING AT TEN MINUTES PAST TWO O'CLOCK AGED 72 YEARS AND IN THE SEVENTH YEAR OF HIS REIGN.

BURIED JULY 8TH.1837.

 

21ST.} HER MAJESTY VICTORIA PROCLAIMED QUEEN THIS MORNING .

22ND.} ?CASS CAME THIS AFTERNOON.EVENING M.J.AND THOS AND I WENT TO HIS HOUSE AT THE DIALS.

24TH.} TO LONDON BRIDGE WHARF WITH A CARRIAGE.

25TH.} SUNDAY .MR.CASS AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS ISTAYED ALL NIGHT ,EVENING TO CHURCH.

26TH.} MOTHER AND MARY CAME TO THE PIER WITH ME AND I LEFT FOR LONDON BY THE PRINCE GEORGE 3 O'CLOCK ,ARRIVED AT EIGHT ,RODE HOME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27TH.} WITH THOS AND CHARLES TO STRAND THEATRE SAW TALE OF A MANTAU? MAKER BURLESQUE .TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

29TH.} EVENING TO SEE MAT CASS BERMONDSEY STREET.

30TH.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW LA SYLPHIDE -MADAME TAGLIONE .AND FIDELIO ,SCHRODEIR DEVERIENT.

JUL.

1ST.} TO BELGRAVE SQUARE AND HERRIES.

THE KING'S COFFIN SHEWN TO THE PUBLIC THIS DAY -PURPLE, VELVET.

2ND.} SUNDAY. MORNING I WENT BY COACH TO BUSHEY PARK ,WALKED TO HAMPTON AND DINED THERE,AFTERNOON TO RICHMOND AND CAME TO LONDON BY THE LAUREL STEAM PACKET AND PROCEEDED WITH HER TO GREENWICH .WENT ON SHORE AND CAME HOME BY LONDON BRIDGE PACKET 1/2 PA

ST 9 O'CLOCK.

3RD.} WENT TO SHEERNESS AND WAS IN TIME TO HEAR THE PROCLAMATION OF THE QUEEN VICTORIA.

4TH.} MOTHER AND I CAME HOME THIS DAY ON PRINCE GEORGE .IT IS NOW 12 MONTHS AGO SINCE MY POOR AFFLICTED AND LAMENTED FATHER WENT TO SHEERNESS FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS HEALTH ,AND 8 MONTHS(NEARLY) HAVE I HAD TO DEPLORE THE LOSS OF SO GOOD A PARENT.

5TH.} EVENING WITH THOS TO DIALS,MET MR. CASS THERE.

7TH.} THE KING LAID IN STATE AT WINDSOR THIS DAY.

8TH.} SATURDAY.HIS LATE MAJESTY KING WILLIAM IV BURIED AT WINDSOR THIS EVENING -THE SHOPS IN LONDON WERE NEARLY ALL SHUT UP.THE EVENING WAS STRANGE AND GLOOMY,CHURCH BELLS ALL RINGING AND THE TOWER AND ST. JAMES PARK GUNS FIRING FROM 9 TILL 10 O'CLOCK.

 

9TH.} SUNDAY. THOS AND I TOOK WALK TO HYDE PARK .AFTERNOON I WENT TO L.HODGSON'S HACKNEY ROAD..

13TH.} THOS WENT WITH ME TO KNIGHTSBRIDGE THEN TO LAMBETH.

15TH.} WENT TO MR. KEENES? IVY BANK NOTTING HILL AND TO THOS.

16TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS HAD ONE HOUR ASHORE WENT UP AND SAW MY FRIENDS, MARY AND ANN CAME TO THE PIER WITH ME -DIRECTLY I LANDED IN LONDON I HAD MY POCKET PICKED OF MY HANDKERCHIEF.

17TH.} MR. CASS CAME AND I WENT WITH HIM TO CITY.QUEEN VICTORIA WENT IN STATE AND DISOLVED THE PARLIAMENT.I WENT AND SAW HER GO.

18TH.} WENT TO DULWICH BY COACH -WALKED TO TE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE AND

RODE HOME .

21ST.} JAMES AND I RODE TO MR.CASS AND HOME.

23RD.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS-CHARLES AND MISS PRITCHARD WENT AS FAR AS GRAVESEND.

24TH.} MARY AND I WENT OVER THE DOCKYARD-RETURNED THIS AFTERNOON -THE MAIN YARD OF THE VERNON FRIGATE I MEASURED 95FT. LONG 2..6" IN DIAMETER.

MR. COCKING WENT UP IN HIS PARACHUTE ATTACHED TOMR. GREEN'S MASSIVE BALLOON,MADE HIS DESCENT AT LEE IN KENT AND WAS KILLED.THE MACHINE WOULD NOT ACT .(VERDICT- ACCIDENTAL DEATH )

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 37.

 

 

JULY 29TH. 1837 TO DECEMBER 1ST. 1837.

 

JUL.

29TH.} SATURDAY.MR. BURLUINGHAM CAME TO BREAKFAST WITH US.TO HERRIES. EVENING I WENT TO MR. CASS.

30TH.} SUNDFAY, THOS AND JAS DINED WITH US ,AFTERNOON WE WENT TO EUSTON SQUARE RODE TO LONDON BRIDGE THEN BY STEAM BOAT TO GREENWICH,THEN HOME.

AUG.

5TH.} TO VENISON SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

6TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS ,VERY ILL I COULD NOT RETURN,

7TH.} STARTED FOR LONDON BY THE HAWK 9 O'CLOCK -ARRIVED AT 1/4 TO 3 .

8TH.} MOTHER STARTED FOR NORFOLK BY THE HOLT COACH.MR. CAS AND I WENT TO CHARING CROSS WITH HER.

10TH.} CHARLES MR. GOADE THOS AND JAS SUPPED WITH ME.

12TH.}` WITH THOS TO DIALS AND TO SUPPER WITH MR. GOODE.

13TH.} SUNDAY.MR. HALL AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS ARRIVED 1/4 PAST 1 0'CLOCK .DINED AT MR. BURLINGHAM'S .MARY AND ANN CAME WITH ME TO THE PIER -HOME 1/4 PAST 9,.

19TH.} I WENT TO DULWICH AND COMING HOME I WENT TO CAMBERWELL FAIR.

EVENING TO MR. CASS.

20TH.} SUNDAY .MORNING I TOOK WALK WITH THOS .EVENING I WENT TO HOLBORN AND SAW THOS AND CHARLES START BY MAIL TO LOUTH? THEN TO MR. BERRY'S ,MET MAT THERE,STOPPED AT BULL INN ALDGATE.

22ND.} EVENING TO HAY MARKET THEATRE SAW PADDY CAREY AND MAKE YOUR WILLS.

23RD.} JAMES AND I WENT TO MR. ROWES AND TO UNION STREET.

24TH.} MR. CASS,AND MR. PETTIT SUPPED WITH US.

25TH.} TO HERRIES AND TO GRAYS INN,EVENING TO MR. CLIFTS NORPA??.

27TH.} SUNDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS AND RETURNED THE SAME DAY.

SEP.

3RD.} SUNDAY. WENT TO SEA WITH MATT CASS .

6TH.} JAMES AND I TOOK WALK TO THE STRAND.

7TH.} MR. BURLINGHAM AND SARAH CAME TO BREAKFAST WITH ME -EVENING JAS AND I WENT TO UNION STREET.

8TH.} TO ST. KATHERINES 2 CARRIAGES .EVENING TO THOS -SUSAN STILL VERY ILL-ON MY GOING HOME I FOUND MOTHER JUST ARRIVED FROM NORFOLK.

9TH.} SATURDAY,FINE DAY FOR OUR ANNUAL DINNER .WE ALL MET AND WENT TO GRAVESEND BY THE GEM OUR NUMBER TO DINNER WAS 18,AT 1/2 PAST 6 I LEFT AND RODE TO CHATHAM-SLEPT AT THE SUN HOTEL.

10TH.} SUNDAY. I LEFT BY THE SHEERNESS BOAT 1/2 PAST 7 IN THE MORNING ARRIVED AT 9 O'CLOCK .TO CHURCH AFTERNOON JAMES AND MATTHEW CAME ,EVENING TO CHURCH.

11TH.} I STARTED FOR LONDON 9 O'CLOCK BAD PASSAGE HOME -DID NOT ARRIVE TILL 5 O'CLOCK ,FOUND SUSAN MUCH BETTER.

12TH.} MR. SPAIN HOME FROM CANTERBURY.EVENING WITH THOS TO DIALS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13TH.} I WENT TO MEET JAS.

14TH.} EVENING TO UNION STREET AND THEN TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

15TH.} TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM PICKFORDS AND LUBBACKS.RODE HOME ,EVENING WITH THOS TO BOW MARKET.

17TH.} SUNDAY.JAS AND I TOOK WALK.AFTERNOON WENT BY PACKET TO GREENWICH,HOME BY RAILROAD.

19TH.} TO QUEENS THEATRE SAW TO BE JEALOUS -PEDLERS CURE AND BALLET.

20TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO MATTS.

21ST.} TO TREASURY.

24TH.} SUNDAY. I WENT BY PRINCESS VICTORIA TO SHEERNESS.

27TH.} RETURNED TO LONDON,ANN CAME HOME WITH ME .EVENING WE TOOK WALK.

28TH.} WE WENT TO UNION STREET.

29TH.} ANN JAS WENT TO DIARAMA MUSEUM AND I MET THEM AT MADAME TASSUADS

OCT.

1ST.} MR.CASS AND MR. PITTARD DINED WITH US.

3RD.} TO LEADENHALL STREET AND THEN TO UNION STREET (MY HANDKERCHIEF STOLEN.

4TH.} ANN JAS AND I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE MET MAT AND MR. PITTARD THERE.LOVE IN A VILLAGE ,IRISH TUTOR AND ROLAND FOR AN OLIVER.

6TH.} TO LEADENHALL STREET -EVENING -ANN JAS AND I WENT TO ASTLEYS.

8TH.} SUNDAY. TO DINNER WITH MR.CASS.

9TH.} EVENING .ANN AND I WENT TO SUPPER WITH THOS.

10TH.} ANN LEFT LONDON FOR HOME.

11TH.} WENT TO THE BRUNSWICK WHARF BLACKWALL AND EAST INDIA DOCKS ,SAW THE AMERICAN STEAMER THE GREAT WESTERN FITTING .RODE HOME.

15TH.} SUNDAY .JAS AND I WENT TO TEA WITH MATT .TOMITTED? THE FUNERAL OF MRS. HALL'S INFANT THIS DAY.

17TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER,CHILD OF THE WRECK,AND MAID OF CASHMERE.

22ND} SUNDAY.MR. CASS AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS MET M T .NEW SILK

HANDKERCHIEF.

23RD.} RETURNED TO LONDON .EVENING TOOK WALK WITH THOS.

25TH.} TO RAYMOND'S BUILDINGS.

29TH.} SUNDAY.THOS AND I WENT TO ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL -AFTERNOON TO UNION STREET.

NOV.

4TH.} TO HENRIETTA STREET .EVENING TO CHARLES TO CELEBRATE MARIANNE'S AND HARRIETS 21 BIRTHDAY.

5TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON I WENT TO THE CITY AND SAW THEW PREPARATIONS MAKING TO RECEIVE HER MAJESTY THE STREETS CROWDED WITH PEOPLE -THEN BY PACKET TO GREENWICH,RETURNED BY RAILOROAD.

7TH.} I CANNOT AVOID REMARKING THAT TWELVEMONTH I LOST MY GOOD FATHER AND I HAVE NOW AS MAY BE PASSED THE FIRST YEAR OF MY ACTUAL BUSINESS LIFE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9TH.} LORD MAYORS DAY .THIS HAS BEEN SUCH A DAY AS I NEVER SAW BEFORE.NEITHER DO I EVER EXPECT TO SEE SUCH ANOTHER. THE QUEEN VICTORIA WENT IN STATE CARRIAGE TO THE CITY TO DINNER .I WENT AND SAW HER GO PAST HAY MARKET ,THEN STRAND AND THEN I WENT TO S

T. PAULS .I THEN WENT TO TEA WITH MATTHEW ,EVENING HE AND I WENT OVER LONDON BRIDGE AND SAW THE ILLUMINATIONS,TO ST.PAULS SAW HER MAJESTY RETURN,EVERY HOUSE WAS ILLUMINATED ALONG THE ROAD SHE PASSED.

11TH.} TO HENRIETTA STREET AND HERRIES .EVENING TO UNION STREET.

12TH.} SUNDAY.MR.CASS AND PITTARD DINED WITH US,TOOK WALK TO HYDE PARK THOS AND JAS TO TEA WITH US.

14TH.} MR. BURLINGHAM CALLED UPON US ,I WENT WITH HIM TO THE BANK THEN TO TEA WITH MATTHEW.EVENING TO SUPPER TO CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY.

15TH.} HER MAJESTY WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE ,I WENT AND SAW HER ,SEIGE OF ROCHELLE AND SIMPSON AND CO.,I WENT TO LONG ACRE AND SAW HER RETURN.

18TH.} I LEFT LONDON FOR NORFOLK BY HOLT COACH ,HAD BREAKFAST AT EPPING AND ARRIVED NEWMARKET 2 O'CLOCK -THE DAY WAS EXTREMELY COLD -SHARP FROST AND THE NIGHT INTENSELY DARK .I MET AUNT AND SUSAN STAYD AT SHIPDHAM .I LEFT THE COACH AT BRIMINGHAM AND WA

LKED BY MYSELF TO STODY -FOUND MR. BAMBRIDGE AND MARIANNE AMUSED WITH STROLLING PLAYERS.

19TH.} SUNDAY .MR. BROTHILL SENT HIS HORSE AND CHAISE AND MR.BAMBRIDGE AND I DROVE TO SHARRINGTON ,THEN WE WENT TO DINNER AT HOLT. I WAS MUCH AMUSED THIS AFTERNOON WITH HEARING MR. MONDHAM PERFORM ON THE ORGAN THE CHOICEST TUNES.MR. BROTHILL'S MAN IN T

HE EVENING DROVE MRS. BAMBRIDGE AND I HOME .I SLEPT AND KEPT THE HORSE AT SHARRINGTON.

20TH.} MONDAY.10 O'CLOCKI WENT TO BALE AND FROM THERE I DROVE TO DALLING AND DINED WITH MR. BUSH AND AT 2 I LEFT FOR BLAKENEY.

21ST.} SUNDAY.UNCLE FARWELL CAME TO BREAKFAST THEN I DROVE TO WALSINGHAM ,PUT OUR HORSES UP ,AND THEN FARROW AND WIFE FARWELL FITT AND I WENT TO THE LAWYERS AND SETTLED THE AFFAIRS OF THE HOUSES 10- 14s- 6d EACH.AFTER DINNER WE ALL LEFT .I SLEPT AT SHA

RRINGTON AUNT STASS?? WAS THERE.

22ND.} WEDNESDAY.I DROVE TO STODY AND HOLT CALLED AT THOSNAGE?,SAW MR. WILLIAMS AND I WENT AND SAW MR. BENNET AND MR. GOWN .AFTER DINNER MR. BROTHILL DROVE ME TO DALLING AND WARHAM,SAW MRS. HALLAND WARNER THEN TO BINHAM BALEAND I SLEPT AT SHARRINGHAM.

23RD.} THURSDAY.AUNT STAGG AND I WENT TO SHIPDHAM SAW ALL MY RELATIONS.

24TH.} I LEFT FOR LONDON BY COACH I HAD A DELIGHTFUL JOURNEY HOME ,JAS AND THOS MET ME.

25TH.} TO HERRIES EVENING TO SEE MAT.

26TH.} SUNDAY. JAS MR. PITTARD AND I ACCOMPANIED MR. CASS AS FAR AS GRAVESEND .HAD DINNER AT CURTIP'S -HOME BY 3 O'CLOCK COMET.

28TH.} I WENT BY THE SUSSEX TO SHEERNESS ARRIVED 1/4 PAST 4.MET MATTHEW ,EVENING WE WENT TO BLUE TOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29TH.} UP AND DRESSED EARLY BREAKFAST OVER CARRIAGES AT THE DOOR AND AT 1/2 PAST 9 WE STARTED FOR MINSTER CHURCH AND THERE WAS PERFORMED THE CEREMONY OF MARRIAGE BETWEEN MR. CASS AND SARAH BURLINGHAM ,WE THEN STARTED FOR HOME AND ARRIVED AT 1/4 TO 11 -T

HEY HAD AN EARLY DINNER AND LEFT FOR LONDON .WE WERE VERY JOVIAL AND I PASSED AN EXCEEDING HAPPY AND MERRY DAY.

DEC.

1ST.} FRUIDAY. I LEFT FOR LONDON,MET MR. CASS ,TOOK COACH AND WENT HOME WITH HIM AND STAYED FOR TEA.

 

 

I MUST NOW HAVE THE LAST MONTH OF THIS EVENTFUL YEAR RECORDED IN ANOTHER BOOK HOPING AT THIS TIME THAT I MAY LIVE TO ENJOY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A NEW YEAR .

DECEMBER 1ST. 1837.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 38.

 

 

DECEMBER 3RD. 1837 TO MARCH 31ST..1838.

DEC.

3RD.} SUNDAY.THOS AND SUSAN DINED WITH US ,THENHE AND I WENT BY STEAM TO LONDON BRIDGE .I WENT TO TEA WITH MR. AND MRS.CASS.

5TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

6TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW NEW OPERA JOAN OF ARC ,AND GRAND BALLET THE DAUGHTER OF THE DANUBE .PIT MET MR.LAWSON.

8TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO OXFORD STREET AND BOUGHT A PAIR DECANTORS 28/-

9TH.} WE HAD OUR ANNUAL CANDLE LIGHT SUPPER AT THOMAS'S .MR. PITTARD SUPPED WITH US -WE NUMBERED 20.

10TH.} SUNDAY.THOS AND SUSAN ,MR.AND MRS.CASS AND MR.PITTARD DINED WITH US AND A HAPPY DAY I SPENT.

11TH.,} NO WORK AFTER TEA .THOS AND I WENT TO MR.T.WYBROO'S,THEN TO UNION STREET OVER LONDON BRIDGE AND HOME.

12TH.} TO BRYANSTON STREET SQUARE AND NEW STREET SPRINGF GARDENS.

13TH.} EVENING TO SEE MR. AND MRS. CASS.

14TH.} TO GRAYS INN ,RODE HOME.

16TH.} TO HERRIES.

17TH.} SUNDAY.MR.HAIN GONE TO WARWICK.JAS AND I WENT TO DINNER WITH MR.AND .MRS. CASS.

18TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO THE HAYMARKET THEATRE SAW THE LOVE CHASE ,ROMANTIC WIDOW AND PEEPING TOM OF COVENTRY.

19TH.} JAS AND I RODE TO THE SURREY THEATRE AND THERE WE MET MR.CASS AND MR. PITTOCK IN THE BOXES SAW WEALTH AND WANT AND THE TWO DRAWERS.

20TH.} TO PARK LANE .EVENING I WENT TO MR.CANTON AND HAD A TOOTH EXTRACTED .THOS WENT WITH ME .

23RD.} TO HARROW ,EVENING TO UNION STREET.

24TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT BY THE DUKE OF SUSSEX TO SHEERNESS .EVENING TO CHURCH.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY .THE WEATHER IS BEAUTIFUL MORE LIKE SPRING THAN WINTER,WE WENT TO CHURCH THIS MORNING.

28TH.} THURSDAY. I LEFT FOR LONDON AND BOUGHT HANNAH WITH ME .CALLED AT GRAVESEND AND HAD LUNCH ,AND ARRIVED LONDON BRIDGE 2 0'CLOCK -TOOK CAB AND WENT TO UNION STREET AND HAD DINNER.

29TH.} I WENT TO THE ADELPHI THEATRE SAW VICTORIA MADAME CELESTE AND PANTOMIME HARLEQUIN SILVER SIXPENCE AND THE GIANT PENNY PIECE OR THE WORLD OF LIVING.

30TH.} HENRIETTA STREET ,HERRIES. EVENING JAS AND I WENT TO UNION STREET AND SAW HANNAH.

31ST.} SUNDAY.I DINED WITH MR.CASS AND FRIENDS AND PASSED TRHE OLD YEAR OUT IN THEIR COMPANY.

SO HAS CONCLUDED ANOTHER YEAR.

 

FINIS 1837.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAN. 1838.

1ST.} WEDNESDAY. I WENT AND HAD A WALK.-MEN DID NOT WORK THIS DAY.

3RD.} HANNAH CAME TO DINNER.EVENING WE WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW

DAUGHTER OF THE DANUBE ,SIMPSON AND CO. AND THE PANTOMIME JACK A LANTERN DROPPING WELL OF KNARESBOROUGH.

4TH.} HANNAH MOTHER AND I WALKED TO UNION STREET.

7TH.} SUNDAY.MR.AND MRS.SWATMAN, MR.AND MRS.CASS ,HANAH DINED WITH US .WENT AS FAR AS WATERLOO BRIDGE WITH THEM .

8TH.} HANNAH LEFT LONDON.

10TH.} TO TEA WITH MRS.HALL. AT 10 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING A FIRE BROKE OUT AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE WHICH TOTALLY DESTROYED THAT BEAUTIFUL BUILDING ,AND ALSO THE HOUSES ADJOINING.

14TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON JAS AND I WENT TO THE SERPENTINE AND WENT ACROSS THE ICE, (SEVERAL PERSONS LOST THEIR LIVES.).THEN TO ST.JAMES PARK AND OVER LONDON BRIDGE TO SEE THE ROYAL EXCHANGE CORNHILL BLOCKED UP .

15TH.} TO MARLBOROUGH STREET AND SIR C. SCOTT'S.

20TH.} SAW THE RUINS OF THE ROYAL EXCHANGE.TO FENCHURCH STREET .HERRIES.EVENING THOS AND I WENT TO UNION STREET.

21ST.} JAS AND I WENT TO THE SERPENTINE ST. JAMES PARK -WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ,WALKED ON THE ICE ON THE RIVER AS FAR OUT AS THE FIFTH ARCH.TO TEA WITH MR.CASS.

24TH.} MR.SPAIN WENT TO TAKE ELIZA TO SCHOOL.

25TH.} AND COMING HOME THIS MORNING SHE WAS THROWN OUT OF THE CHAISE.

26TH.} MR.SPAIN WENT TO DUNCHURCH?.

28TH.} SUNDAY.JAS AND I WENT TO THE CUSTOMS HOUSE TO SEE THE IMMENSE QUANTITY OF ICE ON THE RIVER ,SKATING AND SLIDING.

31ST.} I WENT TO THE STRAND THEATRE SAW MR.SUTTON GO THROUGH HIS SURPRISING CONJURING.

FEB.

2ND.} TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW MR.CHARLES KEAN PERFORM HAMLET .

3RD.} EVENING TO UNION STREET AND TO MRS.COX HERD OF THE DEATH OF MRS. DAVIES .

4TH.} SUNDAY.MR.AND MRS.CASS DINED WITH US ,AFTERNOON TO THE SERPENTINE ON THE ICE .

5TH.} MR.AND MRS.SPAIN HOME FROM PRINCE THORP.

8TH.} REBECCA HALL TAKEN VERY ILL .EVENING TO THOS SAW MR. ATKINSON.

9TH.} THOS, MR.AND MRS. ATKINSON DINED WITH US.

11TH} SUNDAY.MR.ATKINSON LEFT LONDON .I WENT TO EVENING PARTY AT MRS. TURNERS.IT IS WITH GRIEFTHAT I HAVE HERE TO RECORD THE (I MAY SAY SUDDENLY.) DEATH OF POOR LITTLE REBECCA HALL AGED 7 YEARS..IT WAS A HEART RENDERING SIGHT TO WITNESS HER EXTREME AGO

NY ,SHE BREARHED HER LAST ABOUT 1/2 PAST 9 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING.I HAVE A SECOND TO RECORD THE INFANT SON OF MRS.PAUL THIS MORNING ,AND IT IS TWO YEARS AGO THIS DAY SINCE MY POOR FATHER UNDERWENT HIS PAINFUL OPERATION.

14TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO REGENTS PARK,HAMPSTED ROAD ,AND TO MRS.DRURY'S

15TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO UNION STREET.

17TH.} SATURDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS -A VERY COLD AND STORMY DAY,THE RIVER FULL OF ICE .I ARRIVED ABOUT 4 0'CLOCK.

18TH.} SUNDAY. REBECCA HALL WAS BURIED AT ST. GEORGES GROUND.

19TH.} MR.PAUL'S CHILD BURIED.

20TH.} I WENT AND INSPECTED TRHE DOCKYARD.

21ST.} I HAD CONVERSATION WITH MR.B-AM. I LEFT AT 9 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING

EVENING THOS, JAS, AND I SUPPED TOGETHER IN RUPERT STREET ,THEN TO COAL HOLE TAVERN.

22ND.} I TOOK THE CREPE OF MY HAT THIS DAY AND I HAVE NOW TO OUTWARD APPEARANCE GIVEN UP MOURNING FOR MY DEAR FATHER .

25TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON THOS AND I TOOK WALK HOME, TO TEA WITH HIM,EVENING CHARLES .,THOS AND I WENT TO ST. GILES CHURCH -IT IS 19 YEARS AGO THIS DAY SINCE MY BROTHER GEORGE DIED .

26TH.} THOS AND I TOOK CAB AND RODE TO UNION STREET.

27TH.} I WENT TO BROAD STREET.EVENING WITH THOS TO UNION STREET.

28TH.} TO BROAD STREET,AND FRIDWELLS ,FRANCES CAME TO LONDON .THOS AND I WENT IN EVENING TO UNION STREET AND SAW HER, MRS.DAVIES DIED.

MAR.

1ST.} FRANCES CAME TO TEA WITH US.

2ND.} SHAS MARIANNE ? THOS AND SUSAN AND FRANCES SUPPEDCWITH US.

3RD.} HERRIES,LOMBARD STREET,MARGARET STREET,EVENING TO UNION STREET.

4TH.} SUNDAY.JAS AND I WENT TO TEA WITH MR.CASS AND ABOUT 7 O'CLOCK THIS EVENING A FIRE BROKE OUT AND DESTROYED TWO HOUSES ONLY 7 DOORS FROM MR.CASS IN UNION STREET.

5TH.} I TOOK A WALK AND BOUGHT BRACES.

7TH.} FRANCES AND SUSAN CAME TO DINNER WITH US.

8TH.} TO CRAWFORD STREET .EVENING JAMES AND I WEANT TO THE OLYMPIC THEATRE SAW CARNIVAL BALL SHOCKING EVENTS AND HE WOULD BE AN ACTOR.

11TH.} SUNDAY. I WENT TO UNION STREET WITH FRANCES.

12TH.} MRS.JOHNSON AND SUSAN HAD TEA WITH US EVENING JAMES AND I WENT TO UNION STREET.

13TH.} FRANCES LEFT LONDON.

15TH.} THOS AND I RODE TO BORO.

16TH.} I WENT TO ST.GEORGES WHARF TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

18TH.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON I WENT TO HYDE PARK .EVENING THOS AND I WENT TO ST. GILES CHURCH TO MR. GOODE'S AND SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

24TH.} I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

27TH.} I RETURNED BY CHATHAM STEAMER ,THEN WALKED TO GRAVESEND AND TOOK THE LONDON PACKET FOR HOME .MET MRS.CASS ON THE WHARF (ON SATURDAY WE MET THE GREAT WESTERN STEAMER MAKING HER FIRST EXPERIMANTAL TRIP PREVIOUS TO HER STARTING FOR NEW YORK).

29TH.} I WENT TO UNION STREET.

30TH.} TOOK WALK WITH THOS AND I SUPPED WITH CHARLES.

31ST.} THOS AND I WENT TO DIALS AND TO THE ALBION.

 

1838 HERE MUST CLOSEANOTHER 4 MONTHS HISTORY OF EVENTS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 39.

 

APRIL 1ST.1838 TO OCTOBER 7TH. 1838.

 

APR.

1ST.} THOS AND I TOOK A WALK THIS AFTERNOON TO CHELSEA TO SEE

MARIANNE 'S GARDEN .EVENING TO ALL SOULS CHURCH.

7TH.} MR. BURLINGHAM CALLED.

8TH.} DINED WITH CHARLES AFTERNOON WE ALL WENT TO THE GARDEN .AFTER TEA I RODE TO UNION STREET OVER LONDON BRIODGE ,HOME.

9,10,11TH.} MET MR. AND MRS. CASS ,JAS AND I WENT TO TOOLEY STREET AND BROUGHT FURNITURE FROM WHARF.

12TH.} I MET MR.CASS AND WE WENT AND GOT LICENCE 2-12s-6d ,THEN TO WHARFS AND TO TEA IN UNION STREET.

13TH.} GOOD FRIDAY. WROTE TO SHEERNESS-I DID NOT GO OUT TODAY.

14TH.} HERRIES,AND PANTAHINEON? .EVENING TO THOS.

15TH.} EASTER SUNDAY.MR. AND MRS. CASS DINED WITH US,EVENING TO THE REGENTS PARK.

17TH.} TO AUSTIN OXFORD STREET.

19TH.} I LEFT LONDON FOR SHEERNESS.

20TH.} THOS, JAS, AND MATTHEW CAME DOWN.

21ST.} SATURDAY.THIS IS A DAY BY ME TO BE RECORDED BEING ONE OF THE GREAT EVENTS, I WAS MARRIED TO MARY AT MINSTER WE LEFT SHEERNESS 1/4 PAST 12 AND ARRIVED AT SITTINGBOURNE 1/4 BEFORE 2 O'CLOCK. WE STARTED FOR LONDON WHERE WE ARRIVED AT 1/2 PAST 8 O'CL

OCK.

22ND.} SUNDAY. SARAH DINED WITH US ,WENT TO WATERLOO BRIDGE WITH HER IN THE EVENING.

28TH.} I GAVE THE MEN A SUPPER AT THOMAS'S- 19 SAT DOWN.

29TH.} SUNDAY. WE DINNED WITH MR. AND MRS.CASS.EVENING WE WENT TO ST. GEORGES CHURCH IN THE BORO.

MAY.

2ND.} MARY AND I WALKED TO UNION STREET.

3RD.} TO YORK BRADS? .THOS AND SUSAN ,CHARLES AND MARION, AND HARRIET SUPPED WITH US .

4TH.} TO WHITECHAPEL AND MET MARY .

5TH.} HERRIES ,EVENING TOOK WALK.

6TH.} SUNDAY. TO CHURCH AT ALL SOULS .MR. AND MRS.CASS DINED WITH US AFTERNOON WE WENT PART OF THE WAY TO KENSALE GREEN.

14TH.} MR.TURNER CAME TO TEA.EVENING WE WENT TO THE STRAND.

16TH.} WE WENT TO UNION STREET.

17TH.} QUEENS BIRTHDAY KEPT ,SARAH CAME TO DINNER ,WENT TO THE PARK WITH THEM .EVENING CALLED AT CHARLES AND TO SEE ILLUMINATIONS.

18TH.} TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

20TH.} SUNDAY. TO ALL SOULS ,EVENING TO ST. GILES WITH THOS.

22ND.} MARY WENT TO UNION STREET ,I WENT FOR HER MET JAMES THERE.

23RD.} UNCLE FARWELL CAME TO LONDON.

24TH.} TO ST. MARTINS LANE.

27TH.} SUNDAY.TO ALL SOULS CHURCH AFTERNOON TO HYDE PARK,SAW THE QUEEN

EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28TH.} RODE WITH MR.SEX TO CHARING CROSS THEN I WENT TO UNION STREET.

29TH.} TO SUPPER WITH THOS IN GROSVENOR STREET.

30TH.} EPSOM DERBY DAY ,EVENING MARY AND I WENT TO KENSINGTON.

31ST.} HERRIES,THUNDER STORM .EVENING TO CASTLE STREET .

JUN.

2ND.} MARY SARAH AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS 3 3/4 HOURS GOING.

3RD.} WHIT SUNDAY TO CHURCH.

4TH.} WENT TO THE DOCK YARD .EVENING WALKED ALONG THE BEACH.

5TH.} I LEFT SHEERNESS 9 O'CLOCK PRINCESS VICTORIA -1/4 PAST 3 IN LONDON.

6TH.} EVENING I WENT TO UNION STREET.

7TH.} I WENT TO CHARLES.

8TH.} JAS AND I WENT TO UNION STREET.

9TH.} HERRIES EVENING TO THOS.

10TH.} SUNDAY. TO ADELPHI THEATRE AND TO ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL .AFTERNOON THOS JAS AND I WENT TO MARIANNE'S GARDEN RODE HOME .EVENING TO ST. GILES CHURCH WITH THOS.

11TH.} RODE TO WHARF AND MET MARY ON HER RETURN FROM SHEERNESS.,.TO SUPPER WITH MAT LOST MY GREAT COAT.

13TH.} TO HAMPSTED ROAD .EVENING MARY AND I WENT TO LONG ACRE.

14TH.} TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

17TH.} TO ALL SOULS CHURCH .EVENING WE WENT WITH CHARLES AND PARTY TO GARDEN.

18TH.} TO UNION STREET.

21ST.} TO KENSINGTON AND SAW THE PREPARATION IN HYDE PARK FOR THE FAIR.

22ND.} FRIDAY.EVENING WE WENT TO UNION STREET AND MET ANN WHO HAD JUST ARRIVED FROM SHEERNESS.

24TH.} SUNDAY. WE DINED WITH MR.CASS -EVENING WE WENT BY RAIL ROAD TO GREENWICH -ANNE CAME TO BOND STREET.

27TH.} WENT TO HYDE PARK SAW THE PREPARATIONS FOR THE FAIR.

28TH.} THURSDAY.THE CORONATION DAY OF QUEEN VICTORIA WE ALL WENT AND SAW THE PROCESSION PASS IN PICADILLY .EVENING MARY AND I WENT FREE TO ST.JAMES THEATRE (FOR 1/2 AN HOUR.) THEN TO THE PARK AND SAW THE FIREWORKS.

JUL.

1ST.} SUNDAY.MAT AND SARAH DINED WITH US ,AFTERNOON WE ALL WENT TO THE CEMETARY IN A COACH.

4TH.} ANN LEFT LONDON .AFTERNOON TO WEST INDIA DOCKS.

8TH.} SUNDAY.MARY AND I WENT AT 11 O'CLOCK BY MINERVA STEAMER TO RICHMOND AND RETURNED BY ENDEAVOUR.

9TH.} GRAND REVIEW IN PARK.

15TH.} SUNDAY. EVENING TO MARYLEBONE CHURCH AND TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

16TH.} MR.CASS REMOVED TO NEW CUT?.

19TH.} TO SEE MR.CASS.

22ND.} SUNDAY. MARY AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

24TH.} I RETURNED HOME.

25TH.} I WENT AND SAW MR.CASS.

27TH.} TO HOBSON'S SALE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29TH.} SUNDAY. MR.BOLDING AND I SENT TO SHEERNESS.

30TH.} MARY RETURNED HOME WITH US ,WE HAD TO TAKE A BOAT AND ROW TO THE VENUS BY THE SIDE OF THE HOWE -ARRIVED IN LONDON 1/2 PAST 10.

AUG.

5TH.} TO ALL SOULS CHURCH ,MATTHEW ,SARAH AND WILLIAM CASS CAME TO TEA,.

7TH.} TO THE LAST DAY OF HOBSON'S SALE AND TO GRAYS INN .

8TH.} MRS.HALL WENT TO NORFOLK.

9TH.} WE WENT TO CHARLES TO CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY.

10TH.} WENT TO MATTHEW CASS.

12TH.} SUNDAY.MR.HALL ,MARY AND I TOOK THE CAB AND RODE TO THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AND WENT BY THE TRAIN TO SLOUGH 18 1/4 MILES -32 MINUTES GOING.TO THE INTERIOR OF ETON CHAPEL-WENT AND SAW ABOUT WINDSOR THE STATE ROOMS AND THE ROUND TOWER ,WALKED TO

SLOUGH AND RETURNED BY THE TRAIN IN 33 MINUTES,WE WENT SEVERAL OF THE MILES IN THE TIME OF 1 1/2 MINUTE.

17TH.} HANNAH CAME TO TOWN.

18TH.} MARY AND MR.BOLDING WENT TO SEE HER OFF.EVENING TO MATT.

19TH.} SUNDAY. EVENING MARY AND I WALKED TO THE NEW CUT.

22ND.} RODE TO CUSTOM HOUSE AND HOME.

23RD.} MARY AND I WENT TO LONDON BRIDGE TO MEET MATT. AND SARAH.

26TH.} SUNDAY. ALL SOULS CHURCH ,AFTERNON TO TEA WITH MR.CASS,RODEHOME .MR.SPAIN GONE TO BRIGHTON.

29TH.} CHARLES ,MATTHEW, THOS AND SARAH SUPPED WITH US.

30TH.} TO SEE MATTHEW.

SEP.

1ST.} SATURDAY.A FINE DAY .MARY WENT TO SHEERNESS .AND WE HAD OUR ANNUAL DINNER AT GRAVESEND.18 SAT DOWN .JAMES AND I SLEPT AT GRAVESEND.

2ND.} JAMES AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS BY PRINCE GEORGE .SUNDAY.

3RD.} RECEIVED A LETTER FROM MATTHEW STATING THAT SARAH WAS ILL .

4TH.} HANNAH CAME TO LONDON.

7TH.} MARY AND I CAME HOME ,EVENING TO MATTHEW.

9TH.} SUNDAY. TO ALL SOULS EVENING TO MATT.

11TH.} HANNAH CAME TO OURS.

21ST.} MARY AND I WENT TO THE HAY MARKET THEATRE SAW TOM NODDEY'S TEASET AND MARRIED LIFE.

22ND.} TO ST. KATHERINES DOCK.

23RD.} SUNDATY. ALL SOULS CHURCH,HANNAH AND MATT CAME TO DINNER EVENING WE WENT TO CHURCH.

25TH.} TO LOMBARD STREET.

26TH.} TO NICHOLSON'S WHARF CHARLES MARY AND I TOOK COACH AND WENT TO HIS HOUSE AT BAYSWATER -I STAYED THE NIGHT.

27TH.} HEAVY RAIN .LEFT AT 12 AND TOOK CAB AND RODE HOME .I OMITTED TO STATE THAT JAMES WENT TO DR. BABBINGTON ON THE 20TH. SEPT.HE BEING VERY ILL.

28TH.} TO ASTLEY'S AND SAW MR.VAN AMBURGH AND HIS LIVING BEASTS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCT.

4TH.} HANNAH WENT TO DR. BABBINGTON .TO LONDON BRIDGE.

5TH.} TO FETCH HANNAH AND MARY FROM MATTHEW.

6TH.} EVENING WE WENT TO TEMPLE BAR.

7TH.} SUNDAY.ALL SOULS EVENING TO MATT.

 

 

 

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DIARY NO. 40.

 

 

OCTOBER 23RD. 1838 TO MARCH 18TH. 1839.

 

OCT.

22ND.} MONDAY.MR. ANDMRS,BURLINGHAM CAME TO LONDON .

23RD.} WE WENT TO SEE THEM.

24TH.} THEY CAME TO DINNER WITH US .MR.B- MATT AND I WENT AND SAW MODEL OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO.

25TH.} WENT TO PANT--NICON AFTERNOON I WENT TO THE WEST INDIA DOCKS.

26TH.} MR.AND MRS. BULINGHAM RETURNED TO SHEERNESS.

29TH.} MY WATCH CLEANED BY BRAMBLE.

31ST.} MARY AND I RODE TO THE CITY ,CAME HOME BY MR.WYBROO'S AND MR.CASS

NOV.

3RD.} MR.HALL AND I WENT TO THE WEST INDIA DOCKS.

4TH.} SUNDAY.SARAH HANNAH AND MATT DINED WITH US .

5TH.} HANNAH GONE HOME JAMES HAS BEEN AND IS VERY UNWELL.

15TH.} TO WEST INDIA DOCKS.

17TH.} MARY AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

20TH.} I WENT TO THE THEATRE.

21ST.} RETURNED TO LONDON FOUND JAMES VERY ILL MORE SO THAN WHEN I LEFT.

22ND.} JAMES AND I WENT TO DR.BABINGTON'S.AFTERNOON TO TOOLEY STREET,CALLEDUPON SOPH. AND BARREN??.

23RD.} MARY AND I WENT TO SEE SUSAN AT THEIR NEW LODGINGS AT MARY LE BONE .

24TH.} TO HENRIETTA STREET.

25TH.} SUNDAY.ALL SOULS AFTERNOON MATT AND SARAH AND MR.PITTARD CAME TO SEE CHARLES WHO IS STILL UNWELL.

DEC.

1ST.} WE HAD OUR ANNUAL CANDLE LIGHT SUPPER IN GROSVENOR STREET 20 SAT DOWN -FRANCES CAME TO LONDON.

2ND.} SUNDAY. MARY JAS AND I RODE TO MR.CASS AND BROUGHT FRANCES HOME WITH US .

4TH.} THIS EVENING MR. BURLINGTON AND SARAH CAME.

8TH.} 1/2 PRICE TO ADELPHI -SAW NICHOLAS NICKELBY.

9TH.} SUNDAY. JAMES VERY ILL AFTERNOON JASC FRANCES AND MAT CAME.

10TH.} JAMES WENT TO DR. BABBINGTON.MR. GEORGE SPAIN DIED IN WARWICK STREET AT 2 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING .EVENING TO SEE FRANCES.

12TH.} FRANCES LEFT LONDON.

13TH.} MR. AND MRS CASS CAME THIS WEVENING.

15TH.} TO BIRMINGHAM RAIL ROAD WITH A CARRIAGE .TO TEA WITH THOM AND SUSAN.

16TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON WE RODE TO ST. PAULS .EVENING TO HANOVER CHAPEL 17TH.} MR. SPAIN BURIED AT PADDINGTON THIS DAY.

22ND.} HERRIES .WE HAD A RUMP STEAK SUPPER AT THOMAS'S TO CELEBRATE THE BINDING OF J. CRAFT.

23RD.} SUNDAY.EVENING WE WENT TO SEE MATT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

24TH.} EVENING I WENT TO OXFORD STREET,AND CALLED AT CHARLES.

25TH.} TUESDAY. CHRISTMAS DAY-MR. AND MRS. CASS DINED WITH US ,MR.AND MRS.HALL CAME TO TEA.

26TH.} JAMES MATTHEW AND I WENT TO POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTION HERD CHEMICAL LECTURE .SAW DIVING BELL BESCEND ,AND MICROSCOPE.

27TH.} WE WENT TO EVENING PARTY AT MR.CASS.

30TH.} SUNDAY .WE DINED WITH MATT.

31ST.} MR. AND MRS. HALL PASSED THE OLD YEAR OUT WITH US .

 

HERE ENDETH THE ELEVENTH YEAR OF MY NOTING MY PASSING EVENTS IN LIFE.

1839.

JAN.

1ST.} TUESDAY.MARY I AND MR. AND MRS.CASS WENT TO SHEERNESS.

4TH.} RETURNED TO LONDON,ANN CAME WITH US.

6TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON MR. AND MRS.CASS CAME WITH US.

7TH.} MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA ,MR.AND MRS. HALL PASSED THE EVENING WITH US .

8TH.} ANN AND MARY WENT TO CASS'S ,I WENT IN THE EVENING .I AM GRIEVED TO HAVE TO RELATE THE SUDDEN DEATH OF MRS.ROWE -WHO WAS SEIZED WITH A FIT OF APOPLEXY WHILE SEATED AT HER TEA AND IMMEDIATELY SANK INTO A LIFELESS CORPSE .

9TH.} MOTHER TAKEN VERY ILL -MR.HERRING CALLED -JAMES MUCH BETTER.

10TH.} MOTHER BETTER,TO HYDE PARK HOTEL ,SPENT THE EVENING WITH MR.HALL.MR. AND MRS. CASS AND ANN THERE,.

12TH.} EVENING TO ADELPHI THEATRE SAW NICHOLAS NICKOLBY.AND PANTOMIME SILVER DOVE .

13TH.} SUNDAY.MR.GRUBB CALLED IN THE AFTERNOON ,MARY UNWELL,MRS. ROWE BURIED.

14TH.} MR.BROTHILL CAME TO LONDON.

15TH.} MR.BROTHILL AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW NOW OR NEVER PANTOMIME.

17TH.} ANN SUSAN AND MR. AND MRS.PITTARD CAME THIS EVENING .

18TH.} MR.JONES DIED IN ST. ANDREWS STREET.

19TH.} ANN MARY AND I WALKED TO MR. CASS.

20TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON MARY AND I WENT TO THOS MET WYBROOS AND JENNINGS.

21ST. MR.SPAIN TAKEN VERY ILL .

22ND.} ANN LEFT LONDON.

26TH.} MR.SPAIN HAS KEPT HIS BED ,VERY ILL ALL THE WEEK.

27TH.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON MARY AND I WENT TO MAT .DR. HALLOND ATTENDED MR.SPAIN AND DESIRED THAT HE SHOULD BE KEPT QUIET AND NOT THE LEAST EXCITEMENT ,I WAS NOT ALLOWED TO SEE HIM FROM FRIDAY TILL THIS MORNING.

30TH)WHEN HE WAS MUCH WORSE AND A MOST AFFECTING INTERVIEW WE HAD ,I SHALL NEVER FORGET IT -HIS CLASPING ME BY THE NECK AND SCREAMING "OH THE FANGS OF DEATH "POOR FELLOW I COULD THEN FORTELL HIS FATE.

31ST.} THURSDAY .NIGHT HE BECAME LOST TO SIGHT AND DID NOT SPEAK ANY MORE UNTIL I SAW HIM ONFRIDAY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEB.

1ST.} FRIDAY.MORNING HIS EYE CAUGHT UPON ME AND HE IMMEDIATELY CALLED ME BY NAME ,THIS WAS THE LAST TIME THAT I SAW MY DEAR GOOD AND KINDHEARTED PARTNER ALIVE FOR DEATH PUT AN END TO HIS SUFFERINGS AT 1/2 PAST 5 O'CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON ,HE DIED VERY EAS

Y THEY SCARCELY KNEW HIS LAST BREATH .THIS TO ME IS THE MOST SEVERE BLOW I EVER HAD AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF MY LIFE,AND THE PROSPECT OF DOING SO WELL .BUT WHY NEED I GRIEVE "GODS WILL BE DONE"

MY INWARD FEELINGS ARE PRECISELY AS THOUGH I HAD LOST A PARENT .I HAVE NOW BEEN CONNECTED WITH HIM FOR 18 YEARS AND HIS PARTNER IN BUSINESS ABOUT 2 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS.

8TH.} MR.SPAIN WAS BURIED THIS DAY AT PADDINGTON CHURCH YARD WE LEFT AT 10 O'CLOCK -2 MOURNING COACHES-9 FOLLOWED.AFTER DINNER I TOOK A WALK TO ENDEAVOUR TO DISPEL MY MELANCHOLY FEELINGS.MAT AND SARAH CAME.

12TH.} MR.HALL AND I WENT TO THE DUBLIN STEAM WHARF.

14TH.} MARY TAKEN UNWELL.I WENT TO MR.GNIRUH? AT 1/4 PAST 12 THIS MORNING THE BOY WAS BORN.EVENING WENT HOME WITH SARAH.

21ST.} CHARLES AND I WENT TO WATKINS AND HOOPER.

23RD.} TO JEREMY STREET.

24TH.} SUNDAY.R.BARRIN CALLED ,TOOK WALK WITH HIM.

27TH.} MR.SEX CALLED ,EVENING TO MR. CASS.

28TH.} I WENT TO WATKINS AND HOOPER.

MAR.

3RD.} SUNDAY.MORNING TO MATTEWS ,AFTERNOON TO GREENWICH.

10TH.} SUNDAY. MARY CAME DOWNSTAIRS FIRST TIME .CASS AND HALL CAME TO TEA.

11TH.} HANNAH CAME TO LONDON.MARY NOT SO WELL.

12TH.} WE MET AT MRS.HAINS LAWYERS RAVEY AND SEX.

13TH.} I WENT TO CASS WITH SARAH AND HANNAH.

14TH.} MR.BAREVIRS THE ACCOUNTANT CAME TO ARRANGE THE BOOKS AND MR.LESLEY AND PINNOCK BEGAN TO TAKE THE INVENTORY OF THE STOCK.

 

 

SO HAS ENDED ONE MORE BOOK AND I IN A STATE OF SUSPENSE AS TO WHAT

THE COMING EVENTS MAY BE .

 

MARCH 18TH. 1839.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 41.

 

MARCH 19TH .1839 TO SEPTEMBER 1ST. 1939.

 

MAR.

19TH.} MR.SEX CAME WITH AN AGREEMENT ,MR.LESLIE AND I WENT TO MR.WATKINS BUT HE WAS NOT AT HOME .IN THE MIDST OF ALL THIS BOTHER AND TROUBLE I HAVE TO RECORD THE CHRISTENING OF MY BOY JAMES BURLINGHAM CORK. AT ST. GEORGES CHURCH BROTHER JAMES AND MR.CAS

S AS SPONSORS ,INCLUDING HANNAH -I WENT TO MR.WATKINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TOOK HIM THE AGREEMENT AS SENT TO ME.

21ST.} MR.LESLIE AND MR.PINNACK FINISHED TAKING THE INVENTORY OF STOCK.

22ND.} CHARLES CALLED.

23RD.} I WENT TO WATKINS MET CHARLES THERE.

24TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO MT. AFTERNOON JAMES AND I RODE TO LONDON BRIDGE ,MARY AND EMMA WENT OUT WITH THE BOY FOR THE FIRST TIME.

26TH.} I WENT TO DAVIES STREET AND REGISTERED JAMES..

29TH.} GOOD FRIDAY.I DID NOT GO OUT.

30TH.} HERRIES.

31ST.} EASTER SUNDAY.MARY JAMES EMMA AND I WENT TO MR.CASSTHIS AFTERNOON ,RODE THERE AND BACK.

APR.

1ST.} TO MR.LESLIE AND CHARLES.

2ND.} TO MR.WATKINS.

3RD.} MRS.FOOTE AND SARAH HERE TO TEA.

7TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES VERY BAD I WENT WITH HIM TO BABBINGTON ,AFTER DINNER WE RODE TO THE CITY .

8TH.} I WENT TO MR.WATKINS EVENING TO CHARLES.

10TH.} MR.SOUTHEY AND I WENT TO WATKINS -AFTERNOON MR.SOUTHEY AND CHARLES HERE.

14TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES AND IRODE TO DR. RAMADGE ELY PLACE.

17TH.} UNCLE FARWELL CAME TO LONDON.

19TH.} WE WALK TO GREENWICH BY THE RAIL WAY.

23RD.} MARY AND SARAH WENT TO SHEERNESS .TO COX AND CO. MATT WENT WITH ME SAW QUEEN GO TO OPERA.

26TH.} I WENT BY COACH TO HAMPTON COURT TO LOOK AT A TILBURY ,CAME HOME BY THE NEW BRIDGE ,WENT BY BARNES AND HAMMERSMITH SUSPENSION BRIDGE.

27TH.} TO HERRIES ,EVENING WITH UNCLE FARWELL TO MATT.

28TH.} SUNDAY.WITH JAMES TO DR.RAN--?? MATT AND WILLIAM CASS CAME.

29TH.} UNCLE LEFT LONDON WITH MAY.EVENING TO CHARLES TO SUPPER.

MAY.

1ST.} MAT AND I WENT 1/2 PRICE TO THE HAY MARKET THEATRE SAW JOHN BULL .TO SUPPER AT RHODES.

3RD.} MARY CAME TO LONDON WITH SARAH AND FATHER ,WE WENT TO ASTLEYS.

5TH.} SUNDAY.MR.BURLINGHAM WENT HOME ,MR.HALL AND I WENT WITH HIM TO GRAVESEND .WENT OVER TO TILBURY FORT-JAMES HODGSON CALLED THIS EVENING.

6TH.} JAMES'S WATCH CLEANED BY BRAMBLES OF OXFORD STREET 5/-.

8TH.} GRANDFATHERS OLD CLOCK CLEANED AND FIXED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12TH.} JAMES AND I WENT TO THE DOCTORS.

15TH.} EPSOM DERBY DAY.

17TH.} DR. ROOTS OF RUSSELL SQUARE CAME TO PRESCRIBE FOR POOR JAMES WHO IS SO VERY WEAK AND ILL.

19TH.} WHIT SUNDAY. CASS AND HALL TO TEA.

20TH.} MR.HALL AND I WENT BY RAILROAD TO GREENWICH CAME HOME BY COACH .I OMITTED TO SAY THAT JAMES WAS VACCINATED THIS DAY.

23RD.} QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY KEPT .I WENT TO MATTS AND MET MR.SOUTH.

24TH.} JAMES MUCH BETTER.

26TH.} SUNDAY.JAS AND ALL OF US WENT TO THE FLORA GARDENS BAYSWATER.

30TH.} ASCOT GRAND DAY .MARY AND WE WENT TO KNIGHTSBRIDGE.

JUN.

1ST.} HERRIES AND TO THE STRAND ,BOUGHT NEW HAT.

2ND.} SUNDAY.JAS AND I TOOK CAB AND RODE TO MATTS.

4TH.} MR.BURLINGHAM CALLED.

6TH.} MR.MARNER GAVE HIS DENIAL TO SOUTHEYS RIDDELS AND LESLIE.

8TH.} 3 ADVERTISMENTS IN THE PAPER.

9TH.} SUNDAY.MR.EBBETT CALLED JAMES MATT AND I TO BAYSWATER.

12TH.} I WENT TO MR.LEE'S AND ORDERED FROCK COAT.

15TH.} TO MATT'S.

16TH.} SUNDAY.AFTER TEA MARY EMMA AND JAMES WENT TO CHELSEA.

21ST.} TO GROSVENOR PLACE.

22ND.} JAMES WAS TAKEN VERY BAD THIS AFTERNOON,WORSE THAN HE HAS EVER BEEN ,COULD HARDLY BREATHE.

23RD.} SUNDAY. MR. AND MRS.HALL DINED WITH US ,MATT ABND SARAH CAME IN THE AFTERNOON .JAMES SLEPT DOWNSTAIRS FIRST TIME.

27TH.} DR.ROOTS CAME TO SEE JAMES ,STILL VERY BAD.

27TH.} MAT AND I WENT TO BELGRAVE SQUARE.

30TH.} SUNDAY.JAMES VERY BAD,HIS LEGS FAILED HIM FIRST TIME THIS DAY ,HAD TO CARRY HIM OUT OF HIS ROOM.

JUL.

1ST.} DR.ROOTS CAME THE LAST TIME TO SEE HIM.MR.HALL AND I SAT UP WITH HIM TILL 2 O'CLOCK WHEN MRS.KING ARRIVED.

2ND.} MR.HALL AND I SAT UP WITH HIM THIS NIGHT MUCH WORSE.

3RD.} MAT AND SARAH CAME AND STAYED ALL NIGHT .MRS.K SAT UP WITH JAMES-MAT AND I SLEPT ON THE SOFA.

4TH.} IT IS WITH THE DEEPEST REGRET THAT I AM COMPELLED HERE TO REGISTER THE SAD NEWS OF THE DEATH OF MY DEAR AND ONLY BROTHER JAMES,WHICH TOOK PLACE AT 10 MINUTES BEFORE 3 O'CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON IN THE PRESENCE

OF US ALL HE DIED IN PERFECT QUIETNESS AND CARE,AND IN SUCH A HAPPY(AND APPARENTLY )EASY POSITION.POOR FELLOW HE HAD BEEN A GREAT SUFFERER AND HAD DONE NO WORK SINCE 17TH. NOV.1838.BUT GRADUALLY WASTED AND SUFFERED-CONSUMPTION WAS TRULY HIS DISORDER.

9TH.} TUESDAY.MR.BURLINGHAM CAME TO LONDON .EVENING WE WENT TO TOOLEY STREET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10TH.} WEDNESDAY.MORNING AT 1/2 PAST 9 WE LEFT HOME TO DEPOSIT THE REMAINS OF MY POOR DEAR BROTHER IN THE CEMETARY..THE GRAVE WAS OPENED AND BROUGHT ONCE MORE TO MY VIEW THE COFFIN OF MY DEAR FATHER -OH! WHAT A SIGHT AND REMEMBRANCE ,MY FATHER AND MY BR

OTHER! BOTH DEAD AND EXPOSED AT ONCE TO MY VIEW! IT HARROWS MY FEELINGS AS I WRITE IT-THOMAS CHARLES -MR.BURLINGHAM AND I IN THE FIRST COACH .MR.CASS-MR.HALL AND MR. R. TURNER IN THE SECOND.

11TH.} MR.BURLINGHAM WENT HOME AND TOOK MARY AND SARAH,JAMES'S ARM VERY BAD WITH THE VACCINATION.

14TH.} SUNDAY.MAT, WILLIAM AND I WENT TO GREENWICH BY PACKET .

18TH.} TO HAY MARKET THEATRE.

21ST.} SUNDAY. MR.CASS EMMA AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS BY THE `KENT` ARRIVED 4 O'CLOCK.

22ND,.} AFTERNOON CASS AND I WENT TO THE DOCKYARD.

23RD.} RETURNED TO LONDON BY THE PRINCE GEORGE.

24TH.} I WENT TO SEE WM. CASS.

25TH.} MAT CALLED AND WENT WITH ME TO BISHOPSGATE .EVENING TO VAUXHALL MAT BOUGHT WORD HOW ILL FRANCES WAS.

27TH.} MARY AND EMMA CAME HOME.

28TH.} SUNDAY. MAT AND SARAH CAME AFTER DINNER .POOR FRANCES BURLINGHAM DIED THIS MORNING AT 20 MIN:TO 5 O'CLOCK.

29TH.} RECEIVED THE ABOVE TIDINGS THIS MORNING -WENT OVER TO MAT AND SARAH'S DIRECTLY.EVENING HEAVY RAIN ,I WENT AND DISCLOSED THE BAD NEWS TO SAHAH .

30TH.} MR. HALL WENT TO THE PACKET WITH MARY AND MAT, BOTH WENT DOWN.

31ST.} EVENING 1/2 PRICEC TO THE STRAND THEATRE ,TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

AUG.

3RD.} EVENING TO THE STRAND ,SUPPER AT RHODES.

4TH.} SUNDAY.MAT AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.MR.HALL WENT AS FAR AS GRAVESEND.

5TH.} MONDAY. WE WENT AND INTERRED POOR FRANCES AT MINSTER .ARRIVED THEREAT 1/2 PAST 11.

6TH.} I RETURNED TO LONDON .MR.SOUTH AND MR. MATT CAME AT THE SAME TIME .TOOK CAB AND MR. MATT AND I RODE HOME.EVENING TO THE SURREY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS SAW THE ERUPTION OF MOUNT HELLAS.MR. SOUTH SLEPT AT OURS.

7TH.} WENT HALF PRICE TO THE HAYMARKET THEATRE.

8TH.} WE WENT BY THE 10 O'CLOCK TRAIN TO SLOUGHAND WALKED TO WINDSOR,INSPECTED CASTLE AND ROUND TOWER,TOOK WALK TO THE PARK RETURNED BY STEAM -HOME 1/2 PAST 6.THOS MR.HALL AND SOUTH AND I HAD RUBBER AT WHIST.

9TH.} MR.SOUTH LEFT.EVENING I WENT TO SEE CASS.

11TH.} SUNDAY.MORNING TOOK WALK WITH R. BARRON- AFTERNOON TO TEA WITH MAT ,EVENING TO KENSINGTON.

12TH.} I WENT AND MET MARY AND SARAH ON THEIR RETURN FROM SHEERNESS,JAMES HAD THE MEASLES DURING HIS STAY IN SHEERNESS.

18TH.} SUNDAY. WE DINED WITH MAT.

20TH.} I WENT TO OLD CHANGES.

23RD.} MR.HALL AND I WENT TO BOWER SALOON.,

25TH.} SUNDAY. EVENING MAT SARAH AND MR.HALL WENT TO BAYSWATER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27TH.} MR.LESLIE AND MR.SMITH FROM CANTERBURY CALLED .QUEEN PA---YED

PARLIAMENT.

29TH.} MOTHER WENT TO SHEERNESS.

SEP.

1ST.} SUNDAY.MR. AND MRS.CASS AND MR.HALL DINED WITH US.

 

 

WELL I HAVE FILLED ONE MORE BOOK OF EVENTS ,AND LITTLE DID I IMAGINE WHEN I BEGAN IT THAT I SHOULD HAVE TO REGISTER THE DEATHS OF 2 OF MY DEAREST FRIENDS ,MY ONLY BROTHER AND MY WIFES SISTER.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 42.

 

SEPTEMBER 5TH. 1839 TO MAY 4TH. 1840 .

SEP.

5TH.} I WENT TO UNION STREET AND MET CASS AND PITTARD.

7TH.} SATURDAY WE HAD OUR ANNUAL DINNER AT MR. CURTIS GRAVESEND .MR.HALL AND I TOOK CAB TO WHARF MET MR. CASS AND ALL THERE AND ALL THERE

AND WENT DOWN BY THE RUBY 16 SAT DOWN TO DINNER,MR.CASS AND I LEFT AT 1/2 PAST 8 AND WALKED CHATHAM ,SLEPT AT THE CHEST? ARMS.

8TH.} SUNDAY.MR.CASS AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS,LEFT CHATHAM BY STEAM 1/2 PAST 7 ,ARRIVED BEFORE 10 O' CLOCK ,EVENING TO CHURCH.

9TH.} MR.SOUTH AND I WENT TO THE DOCKYARD AND SAW THE MODEL OF THE YARD.

10TH.} WE CAME TO LONDON BY THE PRINCESS VICTORIA.

12TH.} MR.DAMMELLS? AND MAT CALLED WENT WITH THEM TO UNION STREET.

A YOUNG WOMEN BY THE NAME OF MAYES ,A BAKER'S DAUGHTER IN HEMMMY? ROW THREW HERSELF FROM THE TOP OF THE MONUMENT-DIED ON THE SPOT-ONE ARM BROKEN OFF.

15TH.} SUNDAY. AFTERNOON I WENT AND FETCHED MAT TO OURS ,HAD TEA WITH MRS.HALL.

17TH.} TO THE TEMPLE.

22ND.} SUNDAY.MARY AND I WENT TO THE ABBEY.

23RD.} TO CITY WENT TO THE OLD COURT AND HERD TRIALS.

25TH.} MARY AND I RODE TO THE CITY THEN WENT AND SAW MAT.MR.BLACK AND SMITH DECLINED ,THOS CAME THIS AFTERNOON.

27TH.} MET CHARLES AND HE CAME HOME WITH ME .AFTERNOON WENT TO THE CITY WITH CASS.

29TH.} SUNDAY.I WENT TO SHEERNESS TO SEE MR.BURLINGHAM WHO WAS SO ILL.

OCT.

1ST.} I RETURNED TO LONDON ,EVENING TO MATT.

8TH.} I WENT AND FETCHED MARY HOME FROM MATT.

9TH.} WENT TO SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

13TH.} SUNDAY.MARY AND I TOOK WALK TO PLIMLICO.

15TH.} TO BISHOPSGATE STREET,AND FENCHURCH STREET,-MOTHER CAME HOME FROM SHEERNESS,

16TH.} TO SOMERSET HOUSE WHELEHALE CUSTOM HOUSE BANK, BONRO EVENING TO MATT.

17TH.} WENT TO WINDSOR BY RAILROAD 34 MINUTES GOING, HOME TO TEA WITH MAT.

18TH.} MR.BURLINGHAM LEFT LONDON.

20TH.} SUNDAY. MARY AND I WENT TO ST.JAMES CHURCH.

26TH.} TO HERRIES.EVENING TO HEAR THE TRIALS AT THE OLD COURT.MET MAT.

27TH.} SUNDAY. M AND S (MARY AND SARAH ??) DINED WITH US. R.BARREN BROUGHT LETTER.

31ST.} I WENT WITH MAT AND ALL THE JURY TO INSPECT THE JAIL OF NEWGATE AND FROM THERE TO THE HOUSE OF CORRECTION-THEY WOULD NOT ADMIT ME WITHOUT A MAGISTRATES ORDER.CALLED AND SAW MR.HODGSON.

NOV.

2ND.} I WENT TO THE ADELPHI THEATRE SAW JACK SHEPPARD AND DANCING BARBER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3RD.} SUNDAY.AFTERNOON MAT AND I WENT TO TATTERSALLS.

4TH.} IRECEIVED THE AGREEMENT FROM MR. HOOPER.

5TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO MR. HOOPER.EVENING TO ASTLEYS SAW MR. CARTER AND HIS LIONS.

9TH.} I WENT TO MATT.

10TH.} SUNDAY. MAT AND SARAH AND MR. AND MRS.HALL DINED WITH US.

11TH.} I RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THOS DECLINING.

12TH.} TO SUPPER WITH THOS.

14TH.} WENT HOME WITH SARAH.

23RD.} WE HAD OUR ANNUAL CANDLE LIGHT SUPPERAT THOMAS'S (17) .

26TH.} I WENT TO DRURY LANE THEATRE SAW MISS DALEY?AS CINDRELLA AND THE FAIRY LAKE.

DEC.

1ST.} SUNDAY.MAT.AND SARAH MR. AND MRS. PITTARD AND MR. GRUBB DINED WITH US.

4TH.} MARY AND I WENT TO SAY GOODBYE TO SARAH.

5TH.} SARAH WENT TO SHEERNESS .POST OFFICE REDUCTION TOOK PLACE THIS DAY, -/4d EACH LETTER.

15TH.} SUNDAY.MR.HALL MATT AND I WALKED TO THE CEMETARY.

18TH.} MAT WENT TO SHEERNESS BY BARREN.

21ST.} SATURDAY AT SHEERNESS- SARAH'S BOY BORN.

22ND.} MAT CAME TO LONDON.

24TH.} I AND MAT WENT TO FENCHURCH STREET THEN TOHIS HOUSE.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY. AUNT CRUTCHFIELD MAT AND ALL OF US DINED WITH MR.HALL FINE DAY.

26TH.} MAT AND I WENT TO VAUXHALL ROAD ,HEAVY RAIN ,HAD TO TAKE A CAB HOME ,THE ABOVE DINED WITH US ,WILLIAM GRUBB CAME IN THIS EVENING.

27TH.} MAT AND I WENT BY STEAM TO LONDON BRIDGE ,THEN WE WALKED TO EXECUTION DOCK ,CROSSED THE RIVER IN BOAT AND WENT TO THE THAMES TUNNEL 1/- ADMISSION -ONE OF THE MOST WONDERFUL SIGHTS I EVER SAW-THE IMMENSE SHAFT-THE STEAM ENGINE ,THE PUMPS,AND THE B

EAUTIFUL TUNNEL.ALL MUST BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED AS DESCRIPTION COULD NEVER GIVE AN ADEQUATE IDEA.

29TH.} WE WENT AND DINED WITH THOS.

30TH.} I WENT WITH MATT TO LAMBETH.THE FIRST TOOTH MADE ITS APPEARANCE TO THE BAY???

31ST.} MR.ANMD MRS.HALL AND MATT PASSED THE EVENING WITH US AND THE BOY WOKE JUST IN TIME TO SEE THE OLD YEAR OUT.

1840.

JAN.

1ST.} WEDNESDAY. MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA.

2ND.} MARY AND THE BOY WENT TO SHEERNESS .MAT SETTLED HIS AFFAIRS ON THE CUFF??.MAT AND I WENT TO DRURY LANE PANTOMIME JACK THE SHEPPARD.

4TH.} MATT AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

5TH.} SUNDAY.DOCKYARD AND TRINITY CHURCH.

6TH.} I RETURNED TO LONDON ,HAD 1 HOUR ASHORE AT GRAVESEND.

8TH.} I WENT TO COVENT GARDEN BOXES PATTER VERSUS CLATTER PANTOMIME MERRIE DEVIL OF EDMONTON GREAT BED OF WARE.,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9TH.} EVENING TO FENCHURCH STREET CALLED AT OLD BAILY? HERD TRIALS.

10TH.} TO FENCHURCH STREET,HERRIES.THIS DAY THE ALTERATION IN THE POSTAGE TOOK PLACE,ALL LETTRS BEING PREPAID 1d TO GO FREE.

12TH.} SUNDAY.MORNING TO SEE SKATING ON ST.JAMES PARK DINED WITH MR.HALL AFTERNOON WE WENT TO THE SERPENTINE.

16TH.} TO CITY ,FELL DOWN IN ST. JOHNS STREET AND HURT MY ARM.

19TH.} SUNDAY.EDWARD HALL WENT WITH ME TO CROYDON BY RAILROAD.

22ND.} TO MR.CRAFT TO HEAR ABOUT JOHN THEN I WENT TO THE SURREY THEATRE PANTOMIME GOODY TWO SHOES.

23RD.} WENT WITH SUSAN TO CHARLES .

24TH.} MARY AND JAMES RETURNED FROM SHEERNESS-MAT CAME HOME WITHTHEM.

26TH.} SUNDAY. EVENING WE WENT TO ALL SOULS CHURCH.

27TH.} TO CURLES NATIONAL GALLERY MURRITTS AND TO WESTMINSTER HALL THE JUDGES ARGUING THE POINT OF LAW IN THE CASE OF FROST FOR TREASON.,

FEB.

7TH.} ANN CAME TO LONDON.

9TH.} TO SE THE PREPARATIONS AT THE PALACE .

10TH.} HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA MARRIED.MATT AND I SAW HER GO.EVENING TO SEE ILLUMINATIONS .JANE CASS AND J GRUBB MARRIED.

11TH.} TO SURREY THEATRE.,

12TH.} TO MR. BOLDING.

13TH.} TO W.J.DACKS ,CALLED AT BERRY'S,TEA WITH MR.HALL.

14TH.} ST. VALENTINES OUR BOY ??? HIS FIRST YEAR.

17TH.} MISS BOLDING AND BASSIN PASSED EVENING WITH US.

18TH.} ANN LEFT LONDON.

21ST.} MR. DE CARLE CALLED FIRST TIME EXPECTING OUR BUSINESS.

22ND.} TO SEE MR.WATKINS.

23RD.} SUNDAY TO REGENTS PARK.

25TH.} MR.DE CARLE CALLED IN THE EVENING.

26TH.} MARY AND I WENT TO DE CARLES.

29TH.} THOS STAGG CAME TO LONDON.

MAR.

1ST.} SUNDAY.TO REGENTS PARK ,THE BOY WEANED.

3RD.} TO THE TOP OF ST. PAULS WITH CASS AND STAGG.

8TH.} MONDAY.MARY AND I TOOK WALK TO ST. JAMES SAW QUEEN AND PRINCE ALBERT.

11TH.} STAGG AND I WENT WITH CASS TO BARROWS HAY.

29TH.} SUNDAY. T.STAGG AND I WALKED TO WOOLWICH.

APR.

6TH.} I SIGNED THE MEMORANDUM OF PARTNERSHIP DEAD.

2ND.} SUMMONED FOR THE FIRST TIME AS JURY AT WESTMINSTER.

10TH.} WENT A SECOND TIME TO THE ABOVE COURT.

17TH.} GOOD FRIDAY. MARY AND I TOOK WALKM IN AFTERNOON .THE MEN LEFT WORK AT 1/2 PAST 6.

19TH.} EASTER SUNDAY.MR.BURLINGHAM CAME TO LONDON ,FINE DAY.

21ST.} I WENT TO GRAVESEND WITH CASS AND MR.BURLINGHAM.,

MAY.

4TH.} OUR KITCHEN CHIMNEY TOOK FIRE ,3 ENGINESHAD TO PAY THE FIREMEN

2-10s. FOR THE JOB.

 

 

 

 

 

DIARY NO. 43.

 

 

MAY 9TH. 1840 TO DECEMBER 31ST. 1840.

 

MAY.

9TH.} SATURDAY.THIS IS AN EVENFUL DAY .,THE TWO LAWYERS MR.SEX DE CARLE AND MYSELF MET AT MR. SPAINS AND SIGNED AN AGRREEMENT AND SISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP .

15TH.} HANNAH CAME TO TOWN.

17TH.} SUNDAY. MARY ,HANNAH MR. AND MRS.DE CARLE AND I DROVE TO HOUNSLOW TO SPEND THE DAY WITH MR.PETO.

24TH.} TOOK WALK TO PARKS.

25TH.} WENT OUT TO SEE ILLUMINATIONS.

27TH.} HANNAH AND MARY WENT TO SHEERNESS.

31ST.} SUNDAY.CASS AND I WALKED TO CAMBERWELL,PECKHAM AND GRRENWICH.CAME HOME BY THE RAILROAD.

JUN.

2ND.} WENT TO COMMERCIAL ROAD WITH CASS .

3RD.} EPSOM DERBY DAY.

5TH.} WENT BY RAILROAD TO KINGSTON 1/6d ,TOOK COACH AND RODE TO EPSOM 2/-,WALKED TO RACE COURSE ,MY FIRST VISIT ,RETURNED SAME WAY.

7TH.} WHIT SUNDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

8TH.} MR.B AND I DROVE TO WARDEN.

10TH.} MARY AND I RETURNED HOME.

JUL.

3RD.} ROOMS FINISHED PAPERING AND PAINTING.

21ST.,} I WENT TO SHEERNESS ,MET R. BURROWS AT GRAVESEND.

22ND.} HANNAH ANN AND I WENT TO THE RACES -HOME 1/2 PAST 7.

23RD.} I RETURNED TO LONDON .

27TH.} MRS. FOOTE MARRIED AT ST.JAMES CLERKENWELL TO MR.CLARKE.

AUG.

11TH.} I WENT WITH YOUNG MR.CLARKE AND FETCHED HOME THE NEW PHAETON.THOS AND SUSAN SUPPED WITH US, MY BIRTHDAY, ( 29 )

12TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO BAYSWATER.

15TH.} I WENT AND MET MR. BURLINGHAM AND SARAH AT STEAM WHARF ,WENT HOME WITH HER.

16TH.} SUNDAY.MR.B WENT HOME .EDWARD HALL AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS WITH HIM,.

17TH.} CAME HOME BY VESTA.

22ND.} MAT DISCHARGED BY GODGSON.

23RD.} SUNDAY.EVENING I WENT TO SEE THOS.

24TH.} JAS. HOGDSON'S WIFE DIED.

26TH.} MRS.HALL WENT TO NORFOLK.

30TH.} SUNDAY.MAT ANDSARAH AND HALLS DINED WITH US.

31ST.} J.HODGSON'S WIFE BURIED AT WALTHAMSTOW.

SEP.

2ND.} MR.D CARLE AND CASS WENT WITH CABT. TO BRIGHTON.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5TH.} HAD OUR ANNUAL DINNER AT GRAVESEND.SATURDAY.

12TH.} HANNAH ANN AND MR.HEMLLEY? CAME TO LONDON.

13TH.} SUNDAY. MAT AND I WENT WITH THEM TO GRAVESEND.

20TH.} SUNDAY.I HAVE ANOTHER GREAT EVENT TO RECORD OF THE BIRTH OF MY SECOND SON JOHN FREDERICK ,BORN AT 10 MINS; BEFORE 12 THIS MORNING.

29TH.} I WENT AND REGISTERED HIM (42 DAYS ALLOWED.)

OCT.

6TH.} I WENT WITH NEW DOG CART TO BRIGHTON ,MR.TOLLIT DROVE DOWN TO THE BARRACKS (SAW LT. CARDIGAN COURT MARTIAL OVER )AND ALL ABOUT THE TOWN.

8TH.} I RETURNED WITH MR. TOLLIT BY THE ERA COACH HOME 7 O'CLOCK EVENING.

19TH.} OURBOY CHRISTENED AT ST. GRAYES CHURCH ( ANN B,DE CARLE, ANDMR.HALL SPONSORS.

DEC.

13TH.} SUNDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS.

16TH.} I RETURNED FROM SHEERNESS,

20TH.} SUNDAY. AT BREAKFAST MARY WHILE MESSING? FREDK. FELL DOWN FROM HER CHAIR IN A FAINTING FITT. MR.HESSING SOON CAME -GOT BETTER.

24TH.} CHRISTMAS EVE WE ALL WENT AND SUPPED WITH DE CARLE.

25TH.} CHRISTMAS DAY.OUR FRIENDS ALL DINED WITH US.

26TH.} MR.HALL AND I TOOK WALK.

27TH.} SUNDAY. TO THE SERPENTINE ON THE ICE .EVENING MARY AND I WENT TO CHURCH.

28TH.} MR.HALL EDWARD AND I WENT TO THE THAMES TUNNEL 1140FT. COMPLETED .WE WENT IN AND INSPECTED THE SHIELD.

29TH.} WE HAD TEA AND SUPPER WITH MR.HALL.

30TH.} MR.DE CARLE KITCHEN CHIMNEY ON FIRE ,HE JUST LEFT HOME ,

31ST.} MR. AND MRS.HALL PASSED THE OLD YEAR OUT WITH US .

 

SO TERMINATED 1840.

1841.

JAN.

1ST.} MEN DID NOT WORK AFTER TEA.

2ND.} MARY HAD ANOTHER FAINTING FITT.

3RD.} SUNDAY.SHE WAS AGAIN ATTACKED ,OBLIGED TO SEND FORMR.HESSING.THIS

MORNING WE HAD A DREADFUL STORM, THUNDER AND LIGHTNING.

11TH.} I WAS ON WATERLOO BRIDGE AND SAW SAMUEL SCOTT THE DIVER ACCIDENTALLY HANG HIMSELF. MR.PETO TAKEN WITH A FITT ABOUT THIS TIME .TO PRIVATE BOX AT COVENT GARDEN, CASTLE OF OTRANTO HARLEQUIN AND THE GIANT HELMET.

31ST.} SUNDAY.MAT AND SARAH DINED WITH US.MR.DE CARLE'S DAUGHTWER VERY ILL.

FEB.

1ST.} 2 YEARS HAS ELAPSED SINCE MY RESPECTED PARTNER MR.SPAIN DIED.

OMITTED MUCH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEB.

14TH.} WE CELEBRATED JAMES BIRTHDAY.MR.MALLIN SENIOR DIED AT HAMPSTED.

MAR.

7TH.} HANNAH CAME TO LONDON.

10TH.} MOTHER,HANNAH AND MARY WITH OURTWO BOYS WENT TO SHEERNESS.

SUNDAY.MAT AND I WENT TO GRAVESEND J.BOLDING WITH US ON BOARD.

16TH.} MAT ,CASS, W.GRUBB ,MRS.OSBORN AND I WENT TO TRHE ITALIAN OPERA.

17TH.} THOS BULIVER DIED IN ST.GEORGES HOSPITAL AGE 41.

23RD.} TO COVENT GARDEN THEATRE LONDON AJOURANCE? AND ??.

28TH.} SUNDAY.MAT AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS.EVENING TO CHURCH.

30TH.} MAT AND SARAH RETURNED TO LONDON MR.BURLINGHAM AND I WENT ON BOARD THE CAMPERDOWN,RODE FROM THERE TO THE SALAMANDER STEAM FRIGATE AND FROM THERE TO THE ASIA ( JUST RETURNED FROM A 5 YEAR SERVICE )IN FULL

COMMISSION .THE THREE PRESENTED TO ME A VERY GRAND SIGHT.

31ST.} I RETURNED TO LONDON BY --??. EVENING TO SEE SARAH.

APR.

2ND.} I WENT AND SUPPED WITH CHARLES MARRIANNE VERY BAD.

11TH.} EASTER SUNDAY. I WENT TO SHEERNESS AND BACK BY THE VESTA.

12TH.} THOS AND I WENT TO GREENWICH.

16TH.} MARY AND FREDERICK CAME HOME FROM SHEERNESS AND BROUGHT MARY WALKER WITH THEM.

MAY.

2ND.} MARY AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS AND BACK ,1 1/2 HOURS ASHORE.

21ST.} QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY KEPT. MR. DE CARLES DAUGHTER ESTHER DIED.

22ND.} EPSOM DERBY DAY.

23RD.} TO THE CEMETARY.

27TH.} TO THE FUNERAL OF ESTHER DE CARLE,WHO WAS BURIED IN VAULT 45-NO. 5 IN THE OLD CATACOMBS.

28TH.} MRS.DE CARLE WENT TO MARGATE.

30TH.} WHIT SUNDAY.MR. AND MRS.SAUNDERS HAD TEA WITH US.

JUN.

1ST.} M. CASS CAME TO WORK, ---- HAS PASSED ----- HAS FAILED ME TILL I COME TO THE ---- ----.

AUG.

31ST.} ANN MARY AND I AT BOLDINGS.

SEP.

2ND.} MARY RETURNED WITH ANN TO SHEERNESS.

12TH.} I WENT TO SHEERNESS AND STAYED TILL TUESDAY.MR.HALL AND T?USSAGE WENT WITH ME.

14TH.} STARTED? MR.BURLINGHAM ,HANNAH AND MARY TO FAVERSHAM,THEY GOT OVERTURNED IN A DITCH (NO SERIOUS ACCIDENT.).

19TH.} SUNDAY.I AND EDW. HALL WENTTO SHEERNESS RETURNED THE SAME DAY.

22ND.} I HAVE HERE TO RELATE THE LONG EXPECTED DEMISE OF POOR MARYANNE RAVEY WHO DIEDE AT ABOUT 5 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING AT THE RECTORY HOUSE PARSONS GREEN .

25TH.} THOS AND I WENT AND SAW THE MENSOLDER UP THE OFFICE.

28TH.}

29TH.} I ATTENDED THE FUNERAL OF POOR MARRIANNE WHOP WAS BURIED IN THE CEMETARY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30TH.} MARY CAME HOME FROM SHEERNESS.

NOV.

1ST.} LOUISA MARTIN NURSE MAID CAME TO LIVE WITH US.

2ND.} OUR DEAR BOY JAMES HAD HIS LEG INSTRUMENTS PUT ON HIM BY MR.RAGLAND FOR THE FIRST TIME -THE COST 5 ,BOOTS 6/- , .SUSAN HOEY CAME TO LIVE WITH US AND LEFT US ON THE 10TH OF THE MONTH .ANN BRAINSBY CAME THE SAME EVENING FROM CH-REH? PLACE.

9TH.} I WENT TO SHEERNESS.-PRINCE OF WALES BORN.

10TH.} CAME HOME.

13TH.} WE HAD OUR ANNUAL SUPPER AT SIMS? IN DAVIES STREET.

14TH.} SUNDAY. WE WENT TO CELEBRATE THOS SWATMAN BIRTHDAY.

16TH.} SUPPER WITH CHARLES.

DEC.

24TH.} MARY MATT AND I WENT TO SHEERNESS AND STAYED UNTIL THE 29TH,AND ON RETURNING MET WITH DENSE FOG.

31ST.} WE WENT TO CHARLES AND PASSED THE OLD YEAR OUT AND USHERED IN THE NEW YEAR.

 

1842.

MEN DID NOT WORK ON NEW YEARS EVE , NEW YEARS DAY BEING ON THE SATURDAY.