Notebook, containing tables of barometer and thermometer readings, compiled by William Gretton, Rector of Littlebury, Essex (January-December 1773), as well as a monthly calendar of observations on the flora and fauna in his garden, with sowing and harvesting dates and occasionally the cost of food purchased.
Weather tables with notes on the flora and fauna of Littlebury, Essex
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 350 BD64
- Dates of Creation1773
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 bound volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Gretton (1736-1813) was Vicar of Saffron Walden and Rector of Littlebury, both in Essex. He became Archdeacon of Essex, 1795-1813, and was Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.
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Purchased by Valence House Museum in 1959.
Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Assistant Archivist.
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