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Diary of Elizabeth Bevington, Quaker preacher, mainly a description of six months spent in Ireland as a travelling preacher

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MS. Eng. e. 3766

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(pp. 72-125) are blank. Comprises:
  1. (pp. 6-8) description of her daily life in London, 1 July-19 Aug. 1789
  2. (pp. 9-14) description of her journey from London to Dublin via Worcestershire, Shropshire and North Wales, 20 Aug.-4 Sept. 1789
  3. (pp. 14-71) description of her travels in Ireland, staying with Friends, preaching at meetings and visiting the sick, elderly and imprisoned, 4 Sept. 1789-28 Feb. 1790
  4. (p. 53) loose sheet listing the children of Elizabeth and Samuel Bevington and their dates of birth
  5. (pp. 126-38) description of her travels in Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, staying with friends and attending meetings, 15 Dec. 1791-7 Feb. 1792
  6. (p. 137) list of the places she visited, 15 Dec. 1791 and 7 Feb. 1792
  7. (pp. 140-1) names and addresses of Friends in Ireland

Dates

  • 1789-92

Extent

141.0 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3766, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. e. 3766

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6551

Overview

Diary of Elizabeth Bevington, Quaker preacher, mainly a description of six months spent in Ireland as a travelling preacher

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Bevington (fl 1789-1792) was a Quaker preacher.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from John Hart, 21 Oct. 2010.

Sponsored by Ian and Karen Taylor, Martin Colman and Marjorie Boulton, Duke Humfrey's Night, 15 Oct. 2011.

Physical Facet

Binding: blind-ruled morocco, gilt lettering, 'E. Bevington', with flap and clasp, marbled endpapers
Title
Diary of Elizabeth Bevington, Quaker preacher, mainly a description of six months spent in Ireland as a travelling preacher
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom