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Journals of John Byng

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Journals of tours in England by John Byng, illustrated with prints, maps, and his own sketches.

Dates

  • 1781-1792

Extent

8 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 215].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 215-217, d. 237, d. 516-519

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9068

Biographical / Historical

John Byng, 5th Viscount Torrington (1743-1813) was a diarist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The journals were bought by the Library, 1930, 1933 and 1960.

Bibliography

The journals were published as The Torrington diaries, ed. C.B. Andrews (4 vols., London, 1934-1938).
Title
Journals of John Byng
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom