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Journal, c. 1815-1830

MS. Eng. b. 2097
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fols. 2-16) an index to all six volumes
  2. (fols. 18 v-55) copies of poems, several written by or addressed to members of the Giles family, and other verses (not printed in Diary and Memoirs)
  3. (fol. 58b) Giles family tree, n.d.(late 20th cent.)
  4. (fols. 61-216) the journal, headed 'The Year-Book of My Life', beginning with (fols. 61-89) a detailed account of his family history

with several letters to Giles (mainly from members of his family), water-colours and drawings and accounts of visits, including:

  1. (fol. 125) photograph of the quadrangle of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1878
  2. (fols. 188-213) visit to France, 1830, including (fol. 203) a transcript of a letter to his father describing the disturbances in Paris, 1830


  • Creation: c. 1815-1830


216 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. b. 2097

Separated Materials

Found loose within this journal: two recent photographs of Southwick House, Somerset, where Giles was born, see MS. Photogr. c. 128, fols. 69-70.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom