Catalogue Finding NumberWYC:1525/7/1/5/1/36
Office record is held atCalderdale, West Yorkshire Archive Service
TitleJournal page
DescriptionPage from the journal of Ann Walker, Jun 1834-Feb 1835

[Diary Transcription]
[page 68]

1835.

January 1st In the afternoon walked to Cliff Hill, Sykes & his son planting thorns & hazels -

January 6th Election commenced, 3 candidates. Mr. Wood, Wortley & Protheroe -

January 7th dearest rent day at Mytholm close of poll
Wood [gap] Wortley 308 – Protheroe 307 -
a letter from my sister in reply to mine of December 2nd
Riots, windows broken at Vicarage, Mr. J[ames] Norris’ our tenant Listers’. Mr. Atkinson’s – &c -

January 16th Letting by ticket of Stump cross Inn -

January 17th Lectured Washington – wrote to my sister in reply to letter received on the 7th gave Mrs. Draper a baby’s frock to work -

January 18th Went to Lightcliffe in afternoon – Mr. Akeroyde [Akroyd] did the duty – text Matthew 20th latter part of 21st verse – he told us he had providentially been there for some Sundays, & this was perhaps the last time he should be there, – that pride was like an under garment which people put on first & took off last – preached 42 minutes -

January 19th Ground covered with snow – five years to day since I lost my poor brother at 3 oclock in the afternoon – In the hotel he fir went to on arriving at Naples he could only have a back room, he then tried to get a house, but not succeeding he removed to another hotel which had a good view of the bay


[page 69]

& was close to the public gardens. (I suppose this hotel to have been in the Chiaja [Chiaia] which comprehends a public garden called the Villa Reale & considerably more than half a mile in length – Mrs. Starke in her account of Naples says “The houses on the Chiaja are less dangerous than those in the quarter of S. Lucia [Santa Lucia], because further removed from the tufo mountain: but their situation is too bleak for persons afflicted with tender lungs. Piazzo-Falcone [Pizzo-Falcone] is wholesome & not noisy; a peculiar advantage at Naples. Persons who wish for a situation for congenial to weak lungs, should reside in the Fouria [Foria].

January 20th Breakfasted at 10 – immediately after got on my things to go to Cliff hill, waited ½ hour for dearest who had a long talk with her sister – Cordingley not coming back, unless if better & able would just come till Miss Marian got suited – A- [Anne] proposed to change the whole thing, if I had no objection & mentioned it to me accordingly – I begged her not, on many accounts & such a decision was very fortunate, as Miss M- [Marian] said when her sister declined that had it been otherwise her father would have gone to the East Riding – My Aunt very glad to see us, (at Whitehall met Hinscliffe) & Dearest asked her about a servant did not recollect any one likely but would let us know if she heard – asked Mrs. Washington – At 3 1/2 Mr. Washington brought me Shibden Mill rents, joint £494-7-3- total my own £7..12.6
DateJan 1835
Extent1 page
LevelPiece
Thumbnail

25\ddaef7-b51f-447c-98d6-375b05a2a19a.jpg

ReprodnRightsNoteCopyright in these images remains with West Yorkshire Archive Service. Any requests to re-use these images online or in print should be directed to West Yorkshire Archive Service for approval. Licensing or publication fees may apply.

This transcription, created by the research group In Search Of Ann Walker for the West Yorkshire Archive Service, has been created to allow keyword searching within our online catalogue. A full transcription (marked-up to show extended abbreviations) can be found as a pdf version at the volume level entry WYC:1525/7/1/5/1.
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2024