Sarah Ponsonby: A Journey in Wales

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 22967C [RESTRICTED ACCESS]
  • Dates of Creation
      1778
  • Language of Material
      English  English.
  • Physical Description
      ii, 88 ff. (blank from f. 26 verso) ; 240 x 180 mm.
      Quarter-leather and marbled paper over boards.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Journal of Sarah Ponsonby, 10 May-25 June 1778, entitled 'Account of a Journey in Wales perform'd in May 1778 by Two Fugitive Ladies', recounting the arrival of herself and Lady Eleanor Butler in Pembrokeshire and their subsequent travels in Wales and Shropshire, including first impressions of Llangollen (f. 11) and a watercolour view of Benton Castle signed by the Ladies (f. 1 verso).

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Title based on contents.

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Available on microfilm at the Library (NLW Film 999).

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