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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
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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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