Transcript of a diary of Elizabeth Brooking, wife of the Wesleyan Methodist missionary Robert Brooking

Scope and Content

Begins with her departure from England on 10th February 1844. Diary mainly records her journeys and ill health. Ends whilst at sea on her way back to the Gold Coast [Ghana] from an enforced furlough (due to ill health) on 9 March [1846].

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Acquisition Information

Gift from Thorsten Sjolin of the Brooking Society, July 2011


LM, 7/2011

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No copying permitted

Copyright held by author

Related Material

A transcript of another diary of Elizabeth Brooking is available (MS 381041). For transcripts of Rev Robert Brooking's diaries see MS 380587.

Location of Originals

Original diary probably held by the United Church of Canada Archives, Toronto.

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