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Cotmania. Vol. V. 1929-30

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/5
Page: 87 recto

  • Description

    Brandsby Commonplace Book

    September 1807-November 1809

    Date: 1929-30

  • Transcription

    Sept [‘Aug’ crossed out] 12. Mrs Cholmeley & the 3 youngest girls returned home.
    Sept [‘Aug’ crossed out] 14. Mr & Mrs Cholmeley, Kath[erine] & Harriet went to Rokeby.
    Sept 21. Mr Cholmeley & Kath[erine] went from Rokeby Park, slept at Kendal & arrived the next morning at Ambleside.
    — 25 Mr Ch[olmele]y, Anne & Kath[erine] left Ambleside[,] slept at Appleby & arrived next day at Rokeby.
    Oct 3. Mr & Mrs Cholmeley & the 3 girls left Rokeby & slept at Easingwold.
    Oct 4. They arrived at Brandsby in the morning.
    — Francis arrived at Brandsby after visiting Rokeby, Hesleyside [Mints?], White Hall & the Lakes.
    Dr Simpson (Mr C’s medical man) came first on the 30th Oct. & after that stayed nearly every other night until Mr C’s death on Jan. 27 1808.
    Nov 8. Mr Fairfax called at the door.

    Brandsby Common Place Book. 1808-1820. Vol. II.
    1808. July 1. (1st entry) Mr Cholmeley arrived from London.
    July 15. Lord & Lady Carlisle here in the morning.
    Aug. 11. Mr Varley & Mr Cholmeley went to Duncombe Park to dinner.
    — 12 They returned to a late dinner.
    — 13 Mr Varley went away in the evening.
    Oct 1. Mr Cholmeley arrived at Brandsby bringing [?] down with him Mrs Charlton & her sister Miss Margaret Darell. Mr Cholmeley was married to Miss Barbara Darell at St George’s Hanover Square Aug 12 & afterwards passed five weeks at Wimbledon.
    Nov 9. Mr & Mrs Sydney Smith [Foston] & Mr Wrangham came to dinner.

Brandsby Commonplace Book