Leeds University Digital Library

Diary of Joseph Bufton MS 8

  • Original object type: Image
  • Title: Diary of Joseph Bufton MS 8
  • Creators: Bufton, Joseph
  • Description:

    Joseph Bufton was a weaver in Coggeshall, Essex. Comprises personal notes made by Bufton on blank pages and margins of a printed almanac 'Rider's British Merlin 1677'. The notes record births, marriages and deaths, bills, accounts of letters between Joseph Bufton and his brother John, notes of visitors, and accounts of local events and people in the years 1678-1699, with a particular concentration on numerous accounts of personal injuries caused by every-day duties.

    Gift of Miss Hermione Unwin.

  • Date range: 1677-1708
  • Keywords: Diaries
  • Subjects: Digital Library > Special Collections > Subject Strengths > History and economics
  • Depositing User: Rebecca Shipman
  • Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2013 10:14
  • Last Modified: 14 Mar 2013 18:17