RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEG/2
TitleDiaries of Eleanor Isabella Gell nee Franklin
DescriptionThe diaries relate to her time in Tasmania while her father was Lieutenent Governor of Van Diemen's Land [now Tasmania] including the journey out, her later travels with her aunt to the Americas, the continent and within England, and after her marriage to John Philip Gell. She was not a consistent writer in her diaries, and there are frequent gaps between dates, as well as lengthy periods when not entires were made.
Extent11 volumes
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Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth

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Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
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