MC 287/1, 774X5
Diary of an unidentified young man probably assistant to Charles W. Preedy, agent to the Le Strange Estate at Hunstanton (the Le Strange estate accounts, 1861-1863, are in his hand and he mentions estate business).
- Jul 1863-Jun 1864 (Creation)
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Apart from estate and agricultural matters his interests included sport, natural history and collecting birds' eggs, church architecture, volunteer soldiering, and social matters such as visiting, balls and card parties. Holidays (including descriptions of train journeys) are recorded to the Lake District, Elton, Northants., and Southover, Sussex. The diary's author is probably Eric Henry Mackay (1840-1923).
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The NRO thanks Sophie Barker, Helen Stanley and Kalven Stanley for their work to identify the author of the diary as indicated in 'Scope and content'.
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Created 15/11/2004 by Droip. Modified 11/06/2013 by Droje.