Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Ford (1742 - 1821)

Scope and Content

Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Ford (1742 - 1821), Vicar of Melton Mowbray, Leics., 1773-1821, containing notes of his journeys throughout England and Wales. Includes descriptions and comments on towns, scenery and especially churches; references to meetings with friends and family, and to attendance at various musical occasions (including the Three Choirs Festival). Some pen and ink illustrations by Ford.

Arranged in sections by county, each with a printed map of the county from John Cary's Atlas, and a list of parishes with their patrons, by Ford.

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Acquisition Information

Purchase; Hove Public Library c.1955.

Archivist's Note

Former reference number GB 338 MS016.