Diary of Walter Palmer

Scope and Content

"1895. Tour on my Safety From Bath to Weymouth Via Southampton Portsmouth & Bournemouth" - diary of Walter Palmer. Photocopy and transcript of the original, and copies of two photographs, one taken in 1893 and the other some two years after the cycle ride showing him with his wife soon after their marriage.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Palmer's father was a brush manufacturer and owned a shop in the centre of Bath for many years; Walter Palmer finally retired and sold the business in 1934.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mr Palmer's granddaughter, Mrs Sheila Johnson, 15 Bushcombe Close, Woodmancote, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 9HX.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).