Monday,1 January 1838
Mrs Pierrepont calld here. We called on the Miss Allens. We dined at Admiral Shirley’s, met Miss Workman, Miss Comyn, the three little Darwins and Miss Wood in the evening.
Tuesday, 2 January 1838
Miss Janetta Allen who, with her usual kindness, brought us two tickets for the Concert tonight. Mrs Pierrepont calld twice. She also very kindly offered us a ticket. Miss Wood and Charlotte, Sarah Darwin, Mrs and Miss Buckles calld. The three Darwins and Miss Wood drank tea here. We went with Miss Wood and two of the Darwins to see the gold box given to Captain Carrall. Miss Workman’s. Emma and Miss Wood went to the Concert with the Miss Allens’ tickets.
Wednesday, 3 January 1838
Called on Mrs Lowther’s, Miss Allens’.
Thursday, 4 January, 1838
Mrs Ann Wiltshire, Miss Wood, Miss Hellican, Miss Barry calld here. Drank tea at the Miss Hellicans’, met Miss Workman and two other ladies. A very pleasant evening.
Friday, 5 January, 1838
Miss Wood, Mr Wiltshire, Mrs Chamier, Mrs Lowther calld here. Miss Workman’s, Miss Allens’. Drank tea at Mrs Chamier’s, met Miss Workman.
Saturday, 6 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther calld here. Emma call’d on Miss Workman.
Sunday, 7 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther calld here. At St. John’s.
Monday, 8 January, 1838
Miss Wood, Georgina Shirley calld here. Emma call’d at Miss Workman’s.
Tuesday, 9 January, 1838
Miss Shirley, Miss Hannington calld here. Emma calld at the Miss Allens’, Miss Allen, Miss Hellicans’.
Wednesday, 10 January, 1838
The three Darwins calld. We drank tea at Admiral Shirley’s. Sarah Jane Hales’ birthday, 5 years old. Met Miss Wood and the three Darwins. It snowd a little all day, sufficient to lay and make everything white.
Friday, 12 January, 1838
Miss Wood calld.
Miss Shirley and Mrs Chamier calld here.
Emma went to Miss Workman’s and Admiral Shirley’s, who took her with Georgina, Miss Comyn and the two little Hales to see the wild beasts.
Friday, 12 January 1838
Miss Workman’s, Miss Shirley’s, Mrs Nicholas, Mrs Chamier, Miss Hannington, Mrs Lowther, Miss Allen, the Miss Allens.
Saturday, 13 January, 1838
? askd us to drink tea this evening, but my cold was not well enough to venture.
Emma calld on Rebecca, Miss Wood, Mrs Lowther. Emma calld at Mrs Lowther’s and Miss Allen’s, Miss Workman’s.
Monday, 15 January, 1838
Mrs Chamier calld.
Tuesday, 16 January 1838
Miss Wood calld. Emma calld on Miss Workman.
Wednesday, 17 January 1838
Miss Shirley calld.
Thursday, 18 January 1838
Called on Mrs Longden’s, Mrs Turner’s, the Miss Hellicans’.
Friday, 19 January 1838
Mrs Earle, Mrs Pierrepont calld. Emma calld on Miss Workman, Mrs Lowther.
Saturday, 20 January, 1838
Mrs and Miss Chamier, Miss Shirley, Ellen Hunter calld. Emma calld on Miss Wood.
Sunday, 21 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther calld.
Monday, 22 January, 1838
Miss Wood, Mrs Lowther calld. Emma calld on Miss Workman.
Tuesday, 23 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther, Miss Janetta Allen calld. E calld on Miss Workman
Wednesday, 24 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther, the three Darwins, Mrs and Miss Chamier, Miss Commyn calld.
Thursday, 25 January, 1838
Miss Wood, Ellen Darwin calld.
Friday, 26 January, 1838
Mrs Lowther calld.
Saturday, 27 January 1838
Miss Wood calld.
Sunday, 28 January 1838
Mrs Lowther. Emma calld on Miss Workman.
Monday, 29 January 1838
Miss Shirley, Mrs Lowther, Admiral Shirley calld.
Tuesday, 30 January, 1838
Miss Janetta Allen, who most kindly gave Emma a ticket for the Concert Brahms.
Saturday, 11 August 1838
Mr Wiltshire, Miss Janetta Allen, Mr Vezey came up to witness a Power of Attorney, Miss Wilson called here.
Monday, 13 August 1838
Mrs and Miss Chamier called here.
Tuesday, 14 August 1838
Mrs Pierrepont, who is going to spend a few days with Mrs Osborne at Bathampton called.
Thursday, 16 August 1838
Miss Fanny Hellican, Miss Janetta Allen called.
Wednesday, 22 August 1838
Mrs Longden, Mrs Pierrepont called.
Thursday, 23 August 1838
Miss Burmester called.
Monday, 27 August 1838
Doctor Cooper, Miss Wilson and Miss Harvey called. They drank tea here.
Tuesday, 28 August 1838
Mrs Brock, for the Character of Mrs Darwin’s housemaid, Caroline Harris, Mrs Chamier called here.
Friday, 31 August 1838
Mr Veal from Mr Hale, Dr and Miss Brabant, Miss Hughes from Devizes. Old Mary Daniels to enquire after Ellen Darwin called here.
Saturday, 1 September 1838
Mrs Pierrepont to ask us to drink tea.
Monday, 3 September 1838
Mrs Chamier and Georgina to ask us to drink tea tomorrow.
Tuesday, 4 September 1838
Mrs Pierrepont to ask us to dine Thursday.
Wednesday, 5 September 1838
Mrs Pierrepont to ask us to dine with her today, instead of tomorrow.
Saturday, 8 September 1838
Mrs Pierrepont to ask us to drink tea there next Tuesday.
Monday, 10 September 1838
Mrs and Miss Chamier to ask us to tea this evening.
Thursday, 13 September 1838
Mrs Lukin, Miss Hill and a Miss Polwhele. Miss Hill ask’d us to drink tea there tomorrow.
Friday, 14 September 1838
Captain Eyre called.
Tuesday, 18 September 1838
Mr Figgins and Mrs Mitchell called.
Wednesday, 19 September 1838
Mr Wilton, who kindly brought us a brace of Partridges, which I sent to dear Mrs Jones at Oldbury. Miss Shirley came home from London.
Thursday, 20 September 1838
Miss Shirley. She brought us two very pretty pincushions from her amiable cousin, Miss Cogan, and a pair of workd cuffs each from herself.
Friday, 21 September 1838
Miss Wilson called.
Saturday, 22 September 1838
Mr Veal from Mr Hale, to explain why the Legacy Duty was not paid! Dear Mrs Jones sent us a nice joint of pork, a beautiful pine apple and a melon. The pine we gave to the kind Miss Allens.
Sunday, 23 September 1838
Miss Drewett called.
Wednesday, 26 January 1838
Mr Weston from Mrs Hale with the receipt from the Legacy Duty Office. Mr Wiltshire.
Thursday, 27 September 1838
Mrs Pierrepont brought her work and sat an hour or two. Mr Wiltshire.
Saturday, 29 September 1838
Mr Vezey, for his quarter’s rent, which I paid him. Miss Hill, Mr Robinson from Dunkirk, Mr Lukin, Miss Shirley and Sarah Jane Hale.
Wednesday, 3 October 1838
Mrs Simpson called.
Thursday, 4 October 1838
Miss Wilson, Miss Harvey, Mrs Nicholas, Miss Barry, Mrs Earl called.
Friday, 5 October 1838
Miss Workman, the Miss Allens sent Emma their poor sisters bird, in a magnificent cage, as a present.
Saturday, 6 October 1838
Miss Hill, to ask us to dine next Wednesday.
Monday, 8 October 1838
Miss Shirley and little Hale.
Wednesday, 10 October 1838
Mrs Pierrepont called.
Thursday, 11 October 1838
Mr Gore, to prescribe for my arm.
Friday, 12 October 1838
Freeman returned from Lyme.
Saturday, 13 October 1838
Miss Hough, Miss Shirley and little Hale
Sunday, 14 October 1838
Mr Gore called
Monday, 15 October 1838
Miss Hill, Mrs Pierrepont, Miss Harrison, Mr Veal with my papers from Mr Hale!
Tuesday, 16 October 1838
Miss Shirley, little Hale, Mrs Lukin drank tea here and was very pleasant.
Thursday, 18 October 1838
Mr Gore, Mrs Pierrepont, Miss Hill called.
Friday, 19 October 1838
Miss Wilson and Miss Harvey, Miss Shirley and little Hale, Miss Workman.
Saturday, 20 October 1838
Mr Gore, the Miss Allens sent to ask us to drink tea, but we could not go on account of my arm being blistered.
Monday, 22 October 1838
Mrs Brown, Mrs Lukin, Miss Hill and Mrs Coates, Miss Burmester, Miss Masters, Miss Workman drank tea here. Mr Gore.
Tuesday, 23 October 1838
The dear Miss Allens, Mrs Pierrepont. She came to ask us drink tea this evening, but we could not, on account of my arm.
Wednesday, 24 October 1838
Mr Gore, Miss Barry and a Miss Cox. The dear Miss Allens, Mrs Lowry, Miss Shirley and little Hale.
Thursday, 25 October 1838
Miss Hill, Mrs Coates called.
Friday, 26 October 1838
Mr Gore, Mrs Pierrepoint, Miss Hill, Miss Shirley called.
Sunday, 28 October 1838
The dear Miss Allens called.
Monday, 29 October 1838
Mr Gore, Miss Shirley. Last night was the most awful night I ever remember. It blew a perfect hurricane. We got up about half past two and remained up till 5, when the fury of the storm abated. It was quite terrific for about three hours and has done a great deal of damage to chimneys and trees.
Thursday, 30 October 1838
Miss Workman, Mrs Dorset Fellows, Miss Masters, Mrs Longden, Miss Hill and Miss Polwhele called.
Wednesday, 31 October 1838
Miss Janetta Allen, Dr. Davies.
Friday, 2 November 1838
Miss Wilson and Miss Harvey. Mrs Pierrepoint, Misses Wilson and Harvey drank tea and spent the evening here and were very chearful. Miss Hill sent to say she would come to tea, but soon after five she sent an excuse.
Saturday, 3 November 1838
Mr Wiltshire. He kindly came to offer to take us to the opening of the new organ at the Abbey next Tuesday.
Monday, 5 November 1838
Miss Shirley. Miss Hill sent to say she would come and drink tea this evening and Miss Hough sent to ask us for tomorrow, but I am not well enough and Emma is going with Miss Hill to the Abbey in the evening. Miss Hill drank tea here. The dear Miss Allens, Mrs Smith.
Tuesday, 6 November 1838
Mr Gore, Mrs Dyke and Miss Brabant. Emma went with Mr Wiltshire to the Abbey. He most kindly gave her a ticket and sent the carriage for her. She went again in the evening with Miss Hill, who also gave her a ticket.
Wednesday, 7 November 1838
Mrs Brown (?), Miss Shirley, Addy and Sarah Jane Hale called.
Thursday, 8 November 1838
Miss Shirley, Mrs Pierrepont called.
Saturday, 10 November 1838
Miss Shirley called.
Sunday, 11 November 1838
The dear Miss Allens called.
Tuesday, 13 November 1838
Miss Harrison, Mr Wiltshire called.
Wednesday, 14 November 1838
Thursday, 15 November 1838
Mr Gore. I put a strengthening plaister on my arm.
call’d here 1838
Friday, 16 November 1838
The Miss Allens, Miss Harvey from the College.
Saturday, 17 November 1838
Mrs Drummond, Mrs Pierrepont.
Tuesday, 20 November 1838
Miss Shirley, Miss Hill, to ask us to dine next Friday.
Wednesday, 21 November 1838
Mrs Lukin drank tea here. She goes back to Totness on Friday. I was obliged to take the plaister off my arm.
Friday, 23 November 1838
Mr Gore, but I was unfortunately out, so did not see him.
Saturday, 24 November 1838
Mrs Longden, Miss Shirley.
Monday, 26 November 1838
Mrs Pierrepont, to ask us to dine on the 6th. Cards with black edge from Mrs Lowry and Mrs Jackson.
Thursday, 29 November 1838
Friday, 30 November 1838
Miss Hill, Mrs Pierrepont, Colonel Eyre, the Miss Hellicans, Miss Shirley, the Miss Hendys, Mrs Wade Brown.
Monday, 3 December 1838
Miss Masters, Mrs Thackery, Miss Shirley.
Tuesday, 4 December 1838
Miss Janetta Allen, Mrs Davis.
Wednesday, 5 December 1838
Dear Mrs Jones and Maria, to see Mrs Godfrey, whom Mrs Jones liked? engaged, Mrs Jones Graeme, Mrs Wilson Brown.
Thursday, 6 December 1838
Major and Mrs Thornton, Mrs and Miss Polwhele.
Friday, 7 December 1838
Miss Shirley, the Miss Hendys, Miss Webb, to tell us the Chamiers return next Tuesday or Wednesday. She has taken lodgings for them at 10 Russell Street.
Tuesday, 11 December 1838
The Miss Hendys.
Wednesday, 12 December 1838
Mrs Wilson Browne, Miss Shirley.
Thursday, 13 December 1838
Miss Hill, Mrs Pierrepont, Miss Hough.
Friday, 14 December 1838
Mr Wiltshire, the Miss Hendys, Mr Hughes from Devizes, Mrs and Miss Chamier.
Sunday, 16 December 1838
Monday, 17 December 1838
Miss Shirley, Mrs Polwhele, the Miss Allens, Mrs Chamier, Major Thornton.
Wednesday, 19 December 1838
Miss Hough, Mrs and Miss Chamier, the latter kindly ask’d us to dine on Xmas day.
Thursday, 20 December 1838
The Miss Allens sent us an invitation to dine on Xmas day.
Friday, 21 December 1838
Miss Hill, Mrs and Miss Chamier. The latter sent for her trunks and luggage.
Monday, 24 December 1838
Mr Vezey for his rent, which I paid.
Wednesday, 26 December 1838
Thursday, 27 December 1838
Miss Hill to ask us to dine next Monday. The Miss Allens, Miss Hough, Miss Masters.
Friday, 28 December 1838
Mrs and Miss Chamier.
Monday, 31 December 1838
Mrs Gore, Miss Hough, Mrs Drummond, Mrs Slade, the Miss Allens, Mrs Jane and the Miss Hellicans.
Heard from Mrs Gore and Miss Hough that dear Ellen Darwin! died on the 26!