Select Bibliography to Published London Diaries

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General bibliographies

1. BATTS, JOHN STUART. British manuscript diaries of the 19th century: an annotated listing. Fontwell, Sussex: Centaur P, 1976. xi, 345pp.

2. CLINE, CHERYL. Women's diaries, journals and letters: an annotated bibliography. New York: Garland, 1989. xxxviii, 716pp.

3. COX, EDWARD GODFREY. A reference guide to the history of travel. Vol. 3, Great Britain. Seattle, Wa.: Washington UP, 1949. xiii, 732pp. [London section pp.234–91. Some London diaries in separate section 'Letters, diaries, memoirs'.]

4. HANDLEY, C S. An annotated bibliography of diaries printed in English. 3rd edn. Whitley Bay: Hanover P, 2002. 8 vols.

5. HAVLICE, PATRICIA PATE. And so to bed: a bibliography of diaries published in English. Metuchen, N J: Scarecrow P, 1987. viii, 698pp.

6. HUFF, CYNTHIA ANNE. British women's diaries: a descriptive bibliography of 19th century women's manuscript diaries. New York: AMS Press, 1985. xxxvi, 139pp.

7. KANNER, BARBARA. Women in English social history, 1800–1914: a guide to research. New York: Garland, 1987–90. 3 vols. [Contains bibliography of British women diarists.]

8. LINDEMAN, R, and others. Reisverslagen van Noordnederlanders... een chronologische lijst. Haarlem: Stichting Egodocument, 1994. 218pp.

9. MATTHEWS, WILLIAM. British diaries: an annotated bibliography of British diaries written between 1442 and 1942. Berkeley, Calif.: U California P, 1950. xxxiv, 339pp.

10. MATTHEWS, WILLIAM. American diaries in manuscript, 1580–1954. Athens, Ga: U Georgia P, 1974. xvi, 176pp. [Includes many of London relevance.]

Anthologies of diaries

11. BAGLEY, J J (ed.). Lancashire diarists: three centuries of Lancashire lives. Phillimore, 1975. 210pp., illus. [Includes Richard Kay (doctor, at Guys 1743–44) and Miss Ireland Greene, in London for 1748–49 season.]

12. BLYTHE, RONALD (ed.). The Penguin book of diaries. Penguin, 1991. ix, 364pp.

13. BLYTHE, RONALD (ed.). Private words: letters and diaries from the Second World War. Viking, 1991. 310pp. [Includes some London items.]

14. BRETT, SIMON (ed.). The Faber book of diaries. Faber, 1987. xii, 498pp.

15. CHARLES LETTS and CO. Letts keep a diary: catalogue of exhibition at the Mall Galleries, Sept.–Oct. 1987, on the history of diary-keeping in Great Britain from the 16th to the 20th century, in commemoration of 175 years of Letts. Letts, 1987. 82pp., illus.

16. CREATON, HEATHER. Victorian diaries: the everyday lives of Victorian men and women. Mitchell Beazley, 2001. 144pp., illus. [Extracts from diaries of: Leonard Wyon 1835–64 (checklist of unpublished diaries no. 373); Maria Cust, 1856–58 (382); John Pritt Harley, 1858 (397); Joseph Hékékyan, 1862 (244); Peter King, 1885; nurses from St Thomas's Hospital, 1896; James Woodroffe, 1892–95; Andrew Tait, 1893–94 (539).]

17. FOTHERGILL, ROBERT ANTONY. Private chronicles: a study of English diaries. Oxford: OUP, 1974. 214pp., illus.

18. NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE. London's diaries from Samuel Pepys to Harold Nicolson. The League, 1970. 23pp.

19. PONSONBY, ARTHUR. English diaries: a review of English diaries from the 16th to the 20th century with an introduction on diary writing. Methuen, 1923. viii, 447pp.

20. PONSONBY, ARTHUR. More English diaries. Methuen, 1927. 250pp.

21. SCHIMANSKI, STEFAN K, and TREECE, HENRY (eds.). Leaves in the storm: a book of diaries. Lindsay Drummond, 1947. 299pp.

22. TAYLOR, IRENE, and TAYLOR, ALAN (eds.). The assassin's cloak: an anthology of the world's greatest diarists. Edinburgh: Canongate, 2000. xix, 686pp. [With many of London interest.]

Published diaries in chronological order of start date

23. 1544 SMITH, THOMAS (ed.). Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum. Mortier, 1707. Varied pagn. [Includes family diary of SIR PETER YOUNG, 1544–1608.]

24. 1550 MACHYN, HENRY. The diary of Henry Machyn... from AD 1550 to AD 1563, ed.. J G Nichols. (Camden Soc. Pubns., 42). The society, 1848. xxxii, 464pp., illus.

25. 1552 FORMAN, SIMON. The autobiography and personal diary from 1552–1602, ed. J O Halliwell. Privately printed 1849. iv, 32pp.

26. 1562 MAGNO, ALESSANDRO. The London journal of Alessandro Magno, 1562, ed. C M Barron and others. London Jour., IX (1983) 136–52.

27. 1577 DEE, JOHN. The diaries of John Dee, ed. E Fenton. Charlbury, Oxon: Day Books, 1998. xi, 369pp. [1577–1600.]

28. 1592 RYE, W B (ed.). England as seen by foreigners in the days of Elizabeth and James I: comprising translations of the journals of the two DUKES OF WIRTEMBERG in 1592 and 1610, with extracts from the travels of foreign princes and others. J R Smith, 1865. cxxxii, 300pp., illus.

29. 1597 VALDSTEJNA, ZDENEK BRTNICKYZ, Baron. The diary of BARON WALDSTEIN, a traveller in Elizabethan England, transl. G W Groos. Thames & Hudson, 1981. 184pp., illus. [1597–1603.]

30. 1599 PLATTER, THOMAS. Journals of two travellers in Elizabethan and early Stuart England: Thomas Platter and HORATIO BUSINO, ed. P Razzell. Caliban, 1995. 193pp., illus.

31. 1602 MANNINGHAM, JOHN. The diary of John Manningham of the Middle Temple, 1602–1603, ed., R P Sorlien. Hanover, N H: Rhode Island Univ., 1976. xi, 467pp.

32. 1617 YOUNG, W (ed.). The history of Dulwich College, with a life of the founder, EDWARD ALLEYN, and his diary, 1617–22. Bumpus, 1889. 2 vols., illus.

33. 1620 EVELYN, JOHN. The diary of John Evelyn, ed. E S De Beer. Oxford: OUP, 1959. 1307pp. [Covers 1620 to 1706.]

34. 1629 BOOTH, ABRAHAM. Some royal and other great houses in England: extracts from the journal of Abraham Booth, ed. H J Louw. Archit. Hist., XXVII (1984) 503–9.

35. 1629 BOOTH, ABRAHAM. Een dienaer der Oost-Indische compagnie te Londen in 1629: journael van Abram Booth en zijn descriptie van Engelandt, ed. A Merens. The Hague: Stols, 1942. 275pp., illus.

36. 1635 HOOKE, ROBERT. The diaries of Robert Hooke, the Leonardo of London, 1635–1703, ed. R Nichols. Lewes, Sussex: Book Guild, 1994. 185pp., illus.

37. 1635 GREENE, JOHN. John Greene's diary, 1635–59, ed. E.M. Symonds. EHR, XLII (1928) 385–94; 598–604; XLIII (1929) 106–17. [Later Recorder of London. His social and student life at Lincoln's Inn.]

38. 1644 DAWES, Sir THOMAS. The diary of Sir Thomas Dawes, 1644. Surrey Archeol. Coll., XXXVII (1926) 1–36. [Owner of Putney Park estate.]

39. 1651 HUYGENS, LODEWIJCK. The English journal, 1651–52, ed. A G H Bachrach and R G Collmer. (Sir Thomas Browne Inst. Pubns., n.s 1). Leiden: Leiden Univ., 1982 . x, 319pp., illus. [Huygens came to London with Dutch embassy in 1651.]

40. 1655 VINCENT, THOMAS. The diary of Thomas Vincent, undermaster of Westminster School, 1655, ed. J B Whitmore. Bodleian Lib. Record, V (1956) 308–11.

41. 1658 BENHAM, W GURNEY (ed.). A great Essex lawyer's diary. Essex Rev., XXXI no. 123 (1922) 160–73; no. 124 (1922) 179–94. [SIR JOHN ARCHER.]

42. 1660 PEPYS, SAMUEL. The diary, 1660–69, ed. R Latham and W Matthews. Bell, 1970–83. 11 vols. [Vol. 10 is a Companion, vol. 11 the index.]

43. 1661 BRODIE, ALEXANDER. The diary of Alexander Brodie of Brodie, ed. D Laing. Aberdeen: Spalding Club, 1863. 560pp. [In London for ten months in 1661.]

44. 1661 SCHELLINK, WILLIAM. The journal of William Schellink's travels in England, 1661–63, ed. M Exwood and H L Lehmann. (Camden 5th ser., 1). Royal Hist. Soc., 1993. 196pp.

45. 1666 MILWARD, JOHN. The diary of John Milward Esq., MP for Derbyshire, September 1666 – May 1668, ed. C. Robbins. CUP, 1938. 349pp.

46. 1666 WADE, JOHN. Leaves from a 17th century parson, ed. G Huelin. Church Quart. Rev., CLIX (1958) 246–55. [John Wade of Hammersmith.]

47. 1671 BOYS, JEFFREY. The diary of Jeffrey Boys of Gray's Inn, 1671, ed. G J Gray. Notes and Queries, CLIX (1930) 452–56.

48. 1671 FREKE, ELIZABETH. Mrs Elizabeth Freke: her diary, 1671–1714, ed. M Carbery. Cork: Guy, 1913. 43pp.

49. 1680 LEVER, JAMES. A London citizen's diary in the 17th and 18th centuries, c. 1680–1746, ed. A A L Wallis. Reliquary, n.s. III (1889) 90–8; IV (1890) 135–41; V (1891) 13–20.

50. 1684 SWEDBERG, JESPER. Swedbergs lefwernes beskrifning, ed. G Wetterberg. Lund: Gleerup, 1941. 722pp. [Swedish clergyman's travels, including diary of a London visit in 1684.]

51. 1693 MANNERFELT, CARL OTTO. Mannerfeltska släktboken. Borås, 1918. 249pp. [Contains diary of a Swedish naval officer on a visit to London in 1693. In Swedish.]

52. 1702 NICOLSON, WILLIAM. The London diaries of William Nicolson, bishop of Carlisle, 1702–18, ed. C Jones and G Holmes. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1985. xxi, 772pp.

53. 1710 BREDBERG, SVEN. Greifswald – Wittenberg – Leiden – Londen: Västgötamagistern Sven Bregbergs resedagbok, 1708–10, ed. H Sandblad. (Acta Bibliotheca Scarensis, 3). Skara: Stifts-o. Landsbibl.1982. 135pp. [Swedish travel diary, with English summary.]

54. 1710 UFFENBACH, ZACHARIAS CONRAD von. London in 1710, ed. W H Quarrell and M M Mare. Faber, 1934. 194pp.

55. 1712 BAKER, JOHN. The diary of John Baker, ed. P C Yorke: a record of family history and society in England (mostly in Sussex and London) and the Leeward Islands. Hutchinson, 1931. xvii, 517pp. [1712–79.]

56. 1715 RYDER, DUDLEY. The diary of Dudley Ryder, 1715–16, ed. W Matthews. Methuen, 1939. xi, 407pp., illus. [Law student.]

57. 1717 BYRD, WILLIAM. William Byrd of Virginia: the London diary, 1717–21, ed. L B Wright and M Tinling. New York: OUP, 1958. vi, 647pp.

58. 1721 SAVILLE, GERTRUDE. Secret comment: the diaries of Gertrude Saville, 1721–57, ed. A Saville. (Thoroton Soc. Record ser., 41). The Society, 1997. xvi, 390pp. [Often in London.]

59. 1731 WILSON, THOMAS. The diaries of Thomas Wilson, D.D., 1731–37, and 1750, ed.. C L S Linnell. SPCK, 1964. ix, 264pp., illus. [Whig clergyman.]

60. 1737 OLDYS, WILLIAM. A literary antiquary: memoir of William Oldys, together with his diary. Spottiswoode, 1862. 116pp. [Diary extracts, pp. 1–29, cover 1737–39.]

61. 1749 DODINGTON, GEORGE BUBB, Baron Melcombe. The diary of the late George Bubb Dodington... 1749 to 1761... Hunt & Clarke, 1828. vi, 279pp., illus.

62. 1749 GIBBONS, THOMAS. Dr Thomas Gibbons' diary, ed. W H Summers. Congregational Hist. Soc. Trans., I (1901–04) 312–29, 380–97; II (1905–06) 22–38; IV (1909–10) 29–36. [Diary extracts, 1749–85. Minister of the Independent Church, Haberdashers' Hall.]

63. 1758 FERRNER, BENGT. Resa i Europa: en astronom, industrispion och teaterhabitu, genom Danmark...England...och Italien, 1758–62, ed. S G Lindberg. (Lychnos Bibliotek, 14). Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1956. lxxxvii, 572pp. [Swedish traveller.]

64. 1761 KIELMANSEGGE, FRIEDRICH, Graf von. Diary of a journey to England in 1761–62. Longmans, 1902. vi, 286, 40pp., illus.

65. 1762 BOSWELL, JAMES. Boswell's London journal, 1762–63, ed. F A Pottle. Heinemann, 1950. xii, 370pp., illus.

66. 1762 RICHARDSON, A E. ROBERT MYLNE, architect and engineer. Batsford, 1955. 220pp., illus. [He built Blackfriars Bridge. Contains extracts from Mylne's diaries, 1762–1810, pp.57–220.]

67. 1763 LALANDE, JOSEPH J LE F DE. Journal d'un voyage en Angleterre, 1763, avec une introduction par H Monod-Cassidy. (Studies on Voltaire and the 18th century, 184). Oxford: Taylor Inst. . 1980. 116pp., illus.

68. 1764 BRIETZCKE, CHARLES. Charles Brietzcke's diary (1764). Notes and Queries, CCVI (1961) 9–14, 61–63, 83–86, 144–47, 191–93, 210–14, 258–62, 302–07, 335–39, 391–95, 433–44, 452–61.

69. 1764 MAWHOOD, WILLIAM. The Mawhood diary: selections from the diary notebooks of William Mawhood, woollen-draper of London, for the years 1764–90, ed. E E Reynolds. (Catholic Record Soc. Pubns., 50.) The society, 1956. 291pp.

70. 1765 BINYON, EDWARD. Diary of a London Quaker apprentice, 1765–68. Friends' Hist. Soc. Jour., XXI (1924) 45–52.

71. 1767 NEVILLE, SYLAS. The diary of Sylas Neville, 1767–88, ed. B Cozens-Hardy. Oxford: OUP, 1950. 357pp. [Frequently in London.]

72. 1768 BURNEY, FANNY. The early journals and letters of Fanny Burney, ed. L E Troide. Vols. 1–3, 1768–79. Oxford: OUP, 1994. 3 vols. [1768–1840.]

73. 1770 LICHTENBERG, GEORG CHRISTOPH, the elder. Lichtenberg's visits to England (1770 and 1774–5) as described in his letters and diaries, ed. M M Mare and W H Quarrell. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1938. xxiv, 130pp. [Much on London.]

74. 1771 PEEL, ALBERT. The diary of a deacon at White Row chapel, Spitalfields. Congregational Hist. Soc. Trans., XV (1944–8) 177–85. [1771–92.]

75. 1772 LEWIN, T H (ed.). The Lewin letters. Privately printed 1909. 2 vols. [Vol. 1 contains extracts from the private diary, 1772–1829, of RICHARD LEWIN, a Trinity House officer living in Eltham.]

76. 1773 BEATTIE, JAMES. James Beattie's London diary, 1773, ed. R S Walker. Aberdeen Univ. Studies, 122). Aberdeen: Aberdeen U.P. 1946. 145pp., illus.

77. 1774 YEOMAN, JOHN. The diary of the visits of John Yeoman to London in 1774 and 1777, ed. M Yearsley. Watts, 1935. v, 55pp., illus.

78. 1775 CAMPBELL, THOMAS. Dr Campbell's diary of a visit to England in 1775, ed. J L Clifford. Cambridge: CUP, 1947. xv, 147pp., illus.

79. 1775 CURWEN, SAMUEL. The journal of Samuel Curwen, loyalist, ed. A Oliver. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, for Essex Inst., 1972. 2 vols. [American loyalist in London.]

80. 1775 FISHER, JABEZ NAUD. An American Quaker in the British Isles: the travel journals of Jabez Naud Fisher, 1775–79, ed. K Morgan. Oxford: British Academy, for OUP, 1992. xi, 356pp.

81. 1777 ALLEN, JOHN. Leaves from the past: the diary of John Allen, 1777, ed. C Y Sturge. Simpkin, 1905. 96pp. [Wapping brewer.]

82. 1781 GREVILLE, ROBERT FULKE. The diaries of Robert Fulke Greville, equerry to HM King George III, ed. F M Bladon. Bodley Head, 1930. 375pp. [1781–94.]

83. 1783 BERRY, MARY. Extracts of the journals and correspondence from the year 1783 to 1852, ed. Lady T Lewis. 2nd edn. Longmans Green, 1866. 3 vols. [Refers to Walpole and Strawberry Hill.]

84. 1784 WINDHAM, WILLIAM. The diary of William Windham, 1784–1810, ed. Mrs H Baring. Longmans, 1866. 540pp. [1784–1810. Politician.]

85. 1786 LA ROCHE, SOPHIE von. Sophie in London, 1786: being the diary of Sophie von La Roche, transl. C Williams. Cape, 1933. 307pp.

86. 1786 SWAN, WILLIAM THOMAS, and SWAN, WILLIAM. The journals of two poor dissenters, 1786–1880. Routledge, 1970. xv, 102pp. [Labourers.]

87. 1786 ORIANI, BARNABA. Un viaggio in Europa nel 1786: diario di Barnaba Oriani, astronomo milanese, ed. A Mandrino and others. Florence: Olschki, 1994. 225pp., illus.

88. 1789 PONSONBY, VERE BRABAZON, Earl of Bessborough (ed.). Lady Bessborough and her family circle. Murray, 1940. xx, 307pp. [Contains extracts from the social diary of HENRIETTA FRANCES, COUNTESS OF BESSBOROUGH, March–April 1789.]

89. 1790 MORRIS, GOUVERNEUR. A diary of the French Revolution, ed. B C Davenport. Harrap, 1939. 2 vols., illus. [Includes author's impressions of London when on US diplomatic mission, 1790–92.]

90. 1791 PORTER, AGNES. A governess in the age of Jane Austen: the journals and letters of Agnes Porter, ed. J Martin. Hambledon, 1998. 372pp., illus. [The journals cover 1790–1805 and include visits to London, the first in 1791.]

91. 1793 FARINGTON, JOSEPH. The diary of Joseph Farington, ed. K Garlick and A Macintyre. New Haven, Conn.: Paul Mellon Center, 1978–. Vol. 1 –. In progress. [Topographical artist, his diaries run from 1793–1821.]

92. 1793 CREEVEY, THOMAS. The Creevey papers: a selection from the correspondence and diaries of the late Thomas Creevey, MP, ed. Sir H Maxwell. Murray, 1904. 2 vols. [Anecdotes and London gossip, 1793–1838.]

93. 1795 MACRITCHIE, WILLIAM. Diary of a visit to London in 1795, notes by D Macritchie. Antiquary, XXXII (1896) 237–42, 270–75. [Clergyman. Full tour was published as Diary of a Tour through Great Britain in 1795 (Elliot Stock, 1897).]

94. 1796 MACAULAY, GEORGE MACKENZIE. The war diary of a London Scot, 1796–7. Paisley: Gardner, 1916. 216pp. [Master of the Bowyers' Company.]

95. 1800 LAURIE, Sir PETER. The journal of Sir Peter Laurie. Costello, 1985. 153pp. [The diary covers 1800–59. He was Lord Mayor, 1832–33. Also Master of the Saddlers' Company and President of Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals.]

96. 1803 SCHOPENHAUER, JOHANNA. A lady travels: the diaries of Johanna Schopenhauer, ed. R Michaelis-Jena and W Merson. Routledge, 1988. xv, 245pp., illus. [1803–05. London and environs, pp. 134–245.]

97. 1808 CROKER, JOHN WILSON. The correspondence and diaries, ed. L J Jennings. Murray, 1884. 3 vols. [1801–57. Politician and essayist.]

98. 1808 HAYDON, BENJAMIN ROBERT. Neglected genius: the diaries of Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1808–46, ed. J Jolliffe. Hutchinson, 1990. xii, 260pp., illus. [Artist.]

99. 1809 ABU AL-HASSAN KHAN. A Persian at the court of King George, 1809–10: the journal of Mirza Abul Hassan Khan, transl. and ed. M Morris Cloake. Barrie & Jenkins, 1988. 318pp., illus. [Translation of Hayratnamah-i sufara.]

100. 1810 SIMOND, LOUIS. Journal of a tour and residence in Great Britain during 1810 and 1811. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Constable, 1817. 2 vols. [Vol. 1, pp. 21–235 on London.]

101. 1811 BAILEY, JAMES BLAKE. The diary of a resurrectionist, 1811–12, and an account of the resurrection men in London. Sonnenschein, 1896. 184pp., illus.

102. 1811 ROBINSON, HENRY CRABB. Diary, reminiscences and correspondence, ed. T Sadler. Macmillan, 1869. 3 vols. [A selection of his theatrical entries was published as The London Theatre 1811–66, ed. E Brown (Soc. Theatre Research, 1966).]

103. 1813 BLAKE, Mrs WARRENNE (ed.). Memoirs of a vanished generation. Lane, 1909. xxxviii, 308pp., illus. [Pp.5–56: extracts from the London social diary of JANE SOPHIA HOPE KNOX, 1813–19.]

104. 1814 FISCHER, J C. J C Fischer and his diary of industrial England, 1814–51, by W.O. Henderson. Cass, 1966. xvi, 184pp., illus. [With sections on London.]

105. 1818 MANTELL, GIDEON. The journal of Gideon Mantell, surgeon and geologist, 1818–52, ed. E C Curwen. Oxford: OUP, 1940. xii, 315pp.

106. 1818 MOORE, THOMAS. The journal of Thomas Moore, ed. W S Dowden and others. Assoc. UP, 1983–91. 6 vols. [Poet. Diaries cover 1818–47, much on London.]

107. 1819 NEUMANN, PHILIPP, Freiherr von. The diary... 1819–50, ed. E B Chancellor. Philip Allan, 1928. 2 vols., illus. [Diplomat.]

108. 1819 RUSH, RICHARD. A residence at the Court of London. Century, 1987. xvii, 239pp. [American ambassador's diary, 1819–25. Originally pubd. 1833.]

109. 1819 WINSTON, JAMES. Drury Lane journal: selections from James Winston's diaries, 1819–27, ed. A L Nelson and G B Cross. Soc. Theatre Research, 1974. xv, 176pp., illus.

110. 1820 GREVILLE, CHARLES. The Greville diary, ed. P W Wilson. Heinemann, 1927. 2 vols., illus. [1820–60. Clerk to the Privy Council.]

111. 1821 ADAMS, PERCY W L (ed.). A history of the Douglas family... Bedford: Sidney P, 1921. xxiii, 925pp. [Pp.545–48: extracts from the travel diary of HENRY DOUGLAS, 1821, including a visit to London.]

112. 1822 GREENWOOD, ANN MARIA. The diary of Anna Maria Greenwood, 1822–32, ed. D S Cooper. The editor, 1997. 183pp.

113. 1822 RICHARDSON, Sir BENJAMIN W. THOMAS SOPWITH: with excerpts from his diary... Longmans, 1891. xii, 400pp. [Pp. 15–360: extracts from diary, 1822–79, of engineer with wide social and cultural interests.]

114. 1823 BAKER, Mr. A chronicle of the damned, ed. M Cheyney. Ramsey, Cambs.: Family Tree Mag., 1990. 50pp., illus. [Diary of a Mr Baker, of the death cells at Newgate 1823–24.]

115. 1823 FRY, W H P (ed.). Annals of the late MAJOR OLIVER FRY, RA. Lund Humphries, 1909. 104pp., illus. [Pp.42–81: extracts from his diary, 1823–60, including visits to London from Ireland.]

116. 1823 LEWIN, WILLIAM. The Lewin diary: a link with Rennie, ed. H W Dickinson. Newcomen Soc. Trans., XIX (1938–9) 109–17. [Engineer, assistant to John Rennie. Diary covers 1823–27.]

117. 1823 NICHOLS, MARY ANNE. The diary of Mary Anne Nichols, 1823–34: a publisher's daughter in Hampstead, ed. J Pooley. LAMAS Trans., XLIV (1993) 171–96.

118. 1823 TRANT, CLARISSA SANDFORD. The journal of Clarissa Trant, ed. C G Luard. John Lane, 1925. xxi, 335pp. [Society life in London, 1823–32.]

119. 1823 WHEATON, NATHANIEL SHELDON. Journal of a residence during several months in London. Hartford, Conn.: n.p., 1830. no. pag. [American clergyman's travel diary, 1823–24.]

120. 1824 FOX, MARIA. Memoirs of Maria Fox. Charles Gilpin, 1846. n.pag. [Includes extracts from her diary, 1824–43, with visits to London and Tottenham.]

121. 1824 WEETON, ELLEN. Miss Weeton's journal of a governess, 1807–25, ed. E Hall. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1969. 2 vols. [Pp.265–318, a visit to London, May–July 1824.]

122. 1825 GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART. The Gladstone diaries, ed. M R D Foot. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1968–94. 14 vols. [Statesman, Prime minister. Diaries cover 1825–96.]

123. 1825 SCOTT, Sir WALTER. The journal of Sir Walter Scott, ed. W E K Anderson. Edinburgh: Canongate, 1998. xlviii, 812pp. [1825–32. He frequently visited London.]

124. 1826 POCOCK, JOHN THOMAS. The diary of a London schoolboy, 1826–30, ed. M Holder and C A Gee. Camden Hist. Soc., 1980. xvii, 87pp., illus. [Family lived in Kilburn.]

125. 1826 TRISTAN, FLORA. The London journal of Flora Tristan, ed. J Hawkes. Virago, 1982. xlii, 306pp., illus. [Four visits between 1826–39.]

126. 1829 STEPHENS, WILLIAM R W (ed.). A memoir of the Rt Hon W P WOOD, BARON HATHERLEY. Bentley, 1883. 2 vols. [Vol. 1 contains extracts from Baron Hatherley's diary, 1828–29, covering his studies at Lincoln's Inn, and his social life.]

127. 1830 CHALMERS, ANNE. Letters and journals, ed. A W Blackie. Curwen P, 1923.,n.pag. [Lively 17 year old's account of year's visit to London with her father in 1830. Parliament, clergy, visits, social life and so on.]

128. 1830 POST, FREDERIC JAMES. Extracts from the diary and other manuscripts of the late F J Post, of Islington, with a memoir. Moyes, 1838. xx, 476pp. [A Quaker. The diary covers 1830–35.]

129. 1831 FOX, HENRY R.V., Baron Holland. The Holland House diaries, 1831–40, with extracts from the diary of Dr John Allen, ed. A D Kriegel. Routledge, 1977. lxiv, 513pp.

130. 1831 RAIKES, THOMAS. A portion of a journal kept ...from 1831 to 1847; comprising reminiscences of social and political life in London and Paris during that period. Longmans, 1856–58. 4 vols.

131. 1832 COLLIER, JOHN PAYNE. An old man's diary. Privately printed, 1871. 72pp. [Covers 1832–33. His social life and literary contacts.]

132. 1832 GREVILLE, HENRY WILLIAM. Leaves from the diary of Henry Greville, ed. Viscountess Enfield. Smith, Elder, 1883, 1884. 2 vols. [Man about town. 1832–72.]

133. 1832 VICTORIA, Queen. The girlhood of Queen Victoria: a selection from Her Majesty's diaries, 1832–40, ed. Viscount Esher. Murray, 1912. 2 vols.

134. 1833 MACREADY, WILLIAM CHARLES. The journal of William Charles Macready, ed. J C Trewin. Longmans, 1967. xxxiii, 315pp. [Actor. The diary covers 1833–51.]

135. 1833 TILT, JANE. A month in Hampstead: the journal of a visit March–April 1833. Camden Hist. Rev., no.17 (1992) 9–12.

136. 1834 WESTREENEN VAN TIELLANDT, W H J, Baron van. Journal...van zijn reizen naar Londen, Cambridge en Oxford in de jaren 1834 en 1835, ed. D van Velden. The Hague: Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1972. 88pp., illus.

137. 1835 BUDGE, JANE [?]. A beloved mother, by her daughter, J B Harris, 1884. viii, 188pp. [Pp. 34–109: extracts from Quaker diary of HANNAH ALLEN, 1835–49. Life in Clapton and central London.]

138. 1836 CARPENTER, JAMES STRATTON. The 1836 London diary of James Stratton Carpenter MD, ed. T Reed Ferguson. Minerva, 1996. xiv, 108pp.

139. 1836 HALLIWELL-PHILLIPPS, HENRIETTA. A Victorian chronicle: the diary of Henrietta Halliwell-Phillipps, ed. M Spevack. New York: Olms, 1999. 370pp., illus. [London and the country.]

140. 1836 KINGSFORD, P W, and JONES, A (eds.). Down and out in Hertfordshire. Stevenage, Herts.: Hertfordshire Pubns., 1984. 187pp., illus. [Contains: The diary of BENJAMIN WOODCOCK, Master of the Barnet Union workhouse, 1836–38.]

141. 1836 NAJAF-KULI MIRZA, Prince of Persia. Journal of a residence in England ... transl. A Y Khayyat. Tyler, 1839. 2 vols. [Vol. 2, pp.17–163, covers his stay in London.]

142. 1837 ARMSTRONG, BENJAMIN JOHN. A Middlesex diary, ed. M Robbins. LAMAS Trans., n.s. XI pt.2 (1954) 105–14. [Clergyman. Covers 1837.]

143. 1837 SULLY, THOMAS. Queen Victoria and Thomas Sully, ed. C B Barratt. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2000. 224pp., illus. [Diary of American artist's visit to England, 1837–38.]

144. 1837 TAYLER, WILLIAM. Diary of William Tayler, footman, 1837, ed. D Wise and A Cox-Johnson. (St Marylebone Soc. Pubns., 7). The society, 1987. 63pp.

145. 1833 JENKINSON, JOSEPH. The diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield, 1833–43, ed. K M Battye. (Derbys. Record Soc. Occas. Papers, 7). The society, 1987. 95pp. [Worked at hat factory in Southwark, 1839–43. Anti-Corn Law League and Chartism.]

146. 1840 DOYLE, RICHARD. Richard Doyle's journal, 1840, ed. C Wheeler. Edinburgh: Bartholomew, with British Museum Pubns., 1980. xvii, 156pp.

147. 1840 RICE, CHARLES. Tavern singing in early Victorian London: the diaries of Charles Rice for 1840 and 1850, ed. L Senelick. Soc. Theatre Research, 1997. xxxiv, 265pp., illus.

148. 1840 BAGER, JOHAN PETER. Impressions of London from the later summer of 1840: the thoughts and experiences of a Swedish gentleman, ed. L Hansen. Whitby, N. Yorks.: IKFoundation, 2001. 160pp., illus.

149. 1844 BROWN, FORD MADOX. The diary, ed. V Surtees. New Haven, Conn.: Paul Mellon Center, 1981. xv, 237pp. illus. [Artist. Covers 1844–56.]

150. 1845 STEELE, EDWARD. Edward Steele: the journal of a Victorian, ed. A Hutchings. Charlotte James Pubrs., 1982. 223pp., illus. [1845–99, mainly London.]

151. 1845 WAKEFIELD, EDWARD JERNINGHAM. The London journal of Edward Jerningham Wakefield, 1845–54 ed. J Stevens. Wellington, NZ: Alexander Turnbull Lib., 1972. xv, 179pp., illus.

152. 1846 MELVILLE, GANSEVOORT. Gansevoort Melville's 1846 London journal and letters from England, 1845, ed. H Parker. New York: New York Public Lib., 1966. 74pp., illus.

153. 1849 LEEVES, EDWARD. Leaves from a Victorian diary. Alison P, Secker, 1985. vii, 192pp.

154. 1849 MELVILLE, HERMAN. Journal of a visit to London and the continent, 1849–50, ed. E M Metcalf. Cohen, 1949. xvii, 172pp., illus.

155. 1851 BOYCE, GEORGE PRICE. The diaries of George Price Boyce, ed. V Surtees. Norwich: Real World, 1980. 127pp., illus. [Artist. Diaries cover 1851–75. Originally pubd. 1941.]

156. 1851 MORLEY, HENRY. Journal of a London playgoer from 1851 to 1866. Routledge, 1866. 384pp.

157. 1854 ROBERTS, NATHANIEL. Coomb Farm diary, 1854, ed. B Tunstall. Greenwich and Lewisham Antiq. Soc. Trans., IV (1936–53) 207–35.

158. 1854 CULLWICK, HANNAH. The diaries of Hannah Cullwick, Victorian maidservant, ed. L Stanley. Virago, 1984. viii, 327pp., illus. [1854–73. Secret wife of Arthur Munby, qv.]

159. 1857 BAIN, J S. A bookseller looks back: the story of the Bains. Macmillan, 1940. xv, 304pp., illus. [Contains the diary of Louisa Bain, 1857–83.]

160. 1857 MORAN, BENJAMIN. The journal of Benjamin Moran, 1857–65, ed. S A Wallace and F E Gillespie. Chicago: Chicago U.P.1948. 2 vols. [Assistant Secretary at the American Legation in London.]

161. 1858 HARVEY, EDWARD. A postman's round, 1858–61: selected extracts from the diary of Edward Harvey, ed. R Storey. Coventry, Warwicks.: Warwick Univ. Lib., 1982. 52pp. [Letter-carrier in East London.]

162. 1859 HARDMAN, Sir WILLIAM. A mid-Victorian Pepys: Sir William Hardman, ed. S M Ellis. Palmer, 1923, 1925. The Hardman papers: a further selection, 1865–68, ed. S M Ellis. Constable, 1930. 3 vols. [Extracts from Hardman's social diary, 1859–68.]

163. 1859 MUNBY, ARTHUR F. Munby: man of two worlds: the life and diaries of Arthur F Munby, 1828–1910. Murray, 1972. ix, 461pp., illus. [1859–98. Writer, civil servant. Secretly married to Hannah Cullwick, qv.]

164. 1860 BUXTON, ELLEN. Ellen Buxton's journal, 1860–64, ed. E R C Creighton. Bles, 1967. 96pp., illus.[Family lived at Leytonstone, frequently visited central London.]

165. 1861 HALDAR, RAKHAL DAS. The English diary of an Indian student. Dacca: Asutosh Lib., 1903).112pp. [Diary of a Bengali student at University College, 1861–62.]

166. 1863 ALLINGHAM, WILLIAM. William Allingham's diary, 1847–89, ed. G Grigson. Fontwell, Sussex: Centaur, 1967. xii, 404pp., illus. [Poet. In London from 1863.]

167. 1863 WILTON, FREDERICK C. The Britannia diaries, 1863–75: selections from the diaries of F C Wilton, ed. J Davis. Soc. Theatre Research, 1992. 263pp., illus.

168. 1866 RAPPE, EMMY CAROLINA. Emmy Carolina Rappe i London, 1866–67, ed. S G Sjoberg. (Sydsvenska Medicinhistoriska Sallskapets Arsskrift, Suppl., 10). Lund: the Univ., 1988. 96pp. [Describes London hospitals.]

169. 1872 KINWUN, MINGYI ('Minister'). Kinwun Mingyi's London diary, ed. U Gaung. Rangoon: Supdt. Govt. Printing & Stationery, 1927. n.pag. [Burmese ambassador.]

170. 1873 SWINTON, G C. Two generations. Macmillan, 1940. xxvii, 308pp. [Contains: Vestals and vestries: diary, 1873–77, of FLORENCE ALICE SITWELL's country life at Renishaw and visits to London, pp. 147–308.]

171. 1873 WEBB, BEATRICE. The diary of Beatrice Webb, 1872–1943, ed. N and J MacKenzie. Virago, for LSE, 1982–85. 4 vols. [Social reformer.]

172. 1874 MCCREE, GEORGE WILSON. George Wilson McCree: his life and his work, with extracts from his journals, ed. C W McCree. Clarke, 1893. 212pp., illus. [Pastor of Borough Road Baptist chapel, 1874–92.]

173. 1877 DUFF, Sir MOUNTSTUART E G. A Victorian diarist at York House: Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff, 1877–96, ed. D H Simpson. (Twickenham Local Hist. Soc. Papers, 1). The Soc. 1965. 16pp.

174. 1879 COBDEN-SANDERSON, THOMAS JAMES. The journals of Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, 1879–1922. The author, 1926. 2 vols. [Bookbinder, of Goodyers, Brent Street Hendon, 1885–92. Repubd. New York: Franklin, 1969.]

175. 1880 HAMILTON, Sir EDWARD WALTER. Diary of Sir Edward Walter Hamilton, ed. D W R Bahlman: 1880–85. Clarendon P, 1972. 1885–1906: Hull: Hull UP, 1993. 3 vols., illus. [Assistant Private Secretary to Gladstone.]

176. 1881 BAKER, ERNEST. A Victorian schoolboy in London: the diary of Ernest Baker, 1881–82. Geffrye Museum, 1990. 94pp., illus. [Attended Dr Julius Klein's crammer at 110 Cannon Street.]

177. 1882 COMPTON, CHARLES. The diary of Charles Compton, artist and civil servant (1828–84), ed. E H Turner. Ilfracombe, Devon: Stockwell, 1980. 132pp., illus. [Diary covers 1882. He worked at Woolwich Dockyard and lived nearby.]

178. 1884 PENNELL, ELIZABETH ROBINS. The early London journals of Elizabeth Robins Pennell, ed. J L Waltman. Texas Univ. (Austin) PhD thesis, 1976. 508ff. [American food and travel writer, diary covers 1884–91.]

179. 1885 MACKENNY, HELEN G. A City Road diary: the record of three years in London, 1885–88, ed. A Binney and JA Vickers. Bognor Regis, Sussex: World Methodist Hist. Soc. (UK), 1978. viii, 111pp., illus.

180. 1886 BAILEY, S K (ed.). JOHN BAILEY, 1864–1931: letters and diaries. Murray, 1935. 325pp. [Literary critic. Contains extracts from his diary, 1886–1930.]

181. 1886 ESSERY, FLORENCE. Florence Essery's London diary, 1886–89, ed. J Dyer. Minerva, 1997. x, 170pp., illus.

182. 1887 GISSING, GEORGE ROBERT. London and the life of literature in late Victorian England: the diary of George Gissing, novelist, ed. P Coustillas. Hassocks, Sussex: Harvester P., 1978. vii, 617pp., illus. [1887–1902.]

183. 1887 LASCELLES, Sir ALAN. End of an era: letters and journals of Sir Alan Lascelles, ed. D Hart-Davis. Hamilton, 1986. [Private Secretary to George VI.]

184. 1888 BERKELEY, MAUD. Maud: the diaries of Maud Berkeley, ed. F Fraser. Secker, 1985. 192pp., illus. [London and Isle of Wight, 1888–1904.]

185. 1890 GARNETT, OLIVE. Tea and anarchy! The Bloomsbury diary of Olive Garnett, 1890–93. Olive and Stepniak: the Bloomsbury diary of Olive Garnett, 1893–95, ed. B C Johnson. Birmingham: Bartletts P., 1989, 1993. 2 vols.

186. 1895 MONKSWELL, MARY. A Victorian diarist: later extracts from the journals of Mary, Lady Monkswell, 1895–1909, ed. E C F Collier. Murray, 1946. 231pp., illus. [Her husband was Chairman of the LCC, 1903–04. They lived in Chelsea.]

187. 1895 NEWBURY, ARTHUR. The diary of Arthur Newbury, ed. D G Jackson. Congleton, Cheshire: the editor, 1997. 115pp., illus. [A footman. Covers 1895, 1898 and 1900.]

188. 1896 BENNETT, ARNOLD. The journals of Arnold Bennett, ed. F Swinnerton. Penguin, 1971. 599pp. [Novelist. The diaries cover 1896–1929.]

189. 1897 WOOLF, VIRGINIA. A passionate apprentice: the early journals, 1897–1907, ed. M A Leaska. Chatto, 1990. xlv, 444pp., illus. [Writer, Bloomsbury Group member.]

190. 1911 INGE, WILLIAM RALPH. Diary of a dean: St Paul's, 1911–34. Hutchinson, 1950. 228pp., illus.

191. 1911 LOWNDES, MARIE BELLOC. Diaries and letters, 1911–47, ed. S Lowndes. Chatto, 1971. xi, 291pp., illus. [Writer. Lived in Wimbledon, and Westminster.]

192. 1911 WAUGH, EVELYN. The diaries of Evelyn Waugh, ed. M Davie. Weidenfeld, 1976. 813pp., illus. [The novelist's diaries cover 1911–65.]

193. 1912 JONES, WALTER HENRY, and JONES, ANNETTE. Tender grace: Wapping letters and diaries, 1913–15. Vol.2, Diary of the year as mayor of Stepney, 1912–13. Vol.3, Wapping-Brighton letters. Ed. M Darby. Colchester, Essex: Hist. of Wapping Trust, Connor & Butler, 1992, 1994. 2 vols., illus.

194. 1913 BRITTAIN, VERA. Chronicle of youth, 1913–17, ed. A Bishop and T Smart. Fontana, 1981. 476pp. Wartime chronicle: diary, 1939–45, ed. A Bishop and Y A Bennett. Gollancz, 1989. 352pp., illus. [Writer.]

195. 1914 MILES, HALLIE EUSTACE. Untold tales of wartime London: a personal diary. Cecil Palmer, 1930. 173pp.

196. 1914 MACDONAGH, MICHAEL. In London during the Great War: the diary of a journalist. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1935. xvi, 336pp.

197. 1915 ASQUITH, Lady CYNTHIA. The diaries of Lady Cynthia Asquith, 1915–18. Century, 1968. xix, 529pp.

198. 1918 DALTON, HUGH. The political diary of Hugh Dalton, 1918–40, 1945–60, ed. B Pimlott. Cape, with LSE, 1986. 737pp., illus.

199. 1922 ALLENDALE, JOHN. Sailorman between the wars: being the journal of a Thames, Medway and coastal bargeman. Rochester, Kent: Hallewell, 1978. xii, 205pp., illus. [1922–39.]

200. 1924 HIBBERD, STUART. 'This – is London...' Macdonald, 1950. 322pp., illus. [BBC announcer's diary, 1924–49.]

201. 1925 MAUNG MAUNG, U. London diary. Rangoon: Burma Pubrs., 1952. 72pp. [Burmese diplomat.]

202. 1930 NICOLSON, HAROLD. Diaries and letters, 1930–39, 1939–45, 1945–62. Collins, 1966–68. 3 vols. [Politician, diplomat, journalist.]

203. 1939 VAUGHAN, KEITH. Journals, 1939–77. Murray, 1989. xviii, 217pp. [Artist.]

204. 1934 CHANNON, Sir HENRY. Chips: the diaries of Sir Henry Channon, ed. R R James. Weidenfeld, 1967. 495pp., illus. [MP. Covers 1934–58.]

205. 1936 DUGDALE, BLANCHE. Baffy: the diaries of Blanche Dugdale, 1936–47. Vallentine Mitchell, 1973. xxiv, 262pp., illus. [Active in Zionist Organisation.]

206. 1937 RITCHIE, CHARLES. The siren years: undiplomatic diaries, 1937–45. Macmillan, 1974. 216pp. [Canadian diplomat.]

207. 1938 BEARDMORE, GEORGE. Civilians at war: journals, 1938–46. Murray, 1984. 203pp., illus. [Harrow and central London.]

208. 1938 CADOGAN, Sir ALEXANDER. The diaries, 1938–45, ed. D Dilks. Cassell, 1971. 881pp., illus. [Permanent Under-Secretary, Foreign Office.]

209. 1939 BARKER, SYBIL. Sybil Barker's war: the wartime diary of a Director of Music and organist at the Royal Holloway College, ed. L Pike. Woking, Surrey: Churchman, 1989. ix, 84pp., illus.

210. 1939 COLVILLE, Sir JOHN. The fringes of power: Downing Street diaries, 1939–45. Hodder, 1985. 796pp., illus. [Assistant Private Secretary to Chamberlain and Churchill, and RAFVR pilot.]

211. 1939 FYFE, HAMILTON. Britain's wartime revolution. Gollancz, 1944. 248pp., illus. [Diary, Sept. 1939–Dec. 1942.]

212. 1939 PARTRIDGE, FRANCES. Diaries, 1939–72. Phoenix, 2001. 715pp., illus. Ups and downs: diaries, 1972–75. Weidenfeld, 2001. 361pp., illus. [Associate of the Bloomsbury group.]

213. 1939 TIMOLEON [pseud.] i.e. DARLING, Sir WILLIAM. King's Cross to Waverley. Glasgow: Hodge, 1944. 168pp. [Wartime Civil Servant's 'discursive diary'.]

214. 1939 WEYMOUTH, ANTHONY. Journal of the war years and one year later. Worcester: Littlebury, 1948. 2 vols. [BBC producer, and Harley Street specialist.]

215. 1940 BENN, TONY. Years of hope: diaries, letters and papers, 1940–62, ed. R Winstone. Hutchinson, 1994. xvi, 442pp., illus. Diaries, 1963–90. Hutchinson, 1988–92. 5 vols., illus. [Politician.]

216. 1940 LEE, RAYMOND E. The London observer: the journal of General Raymond E Lee, 1940–41, ed. J Leutze. Hutchinson, 1972. xxi, 489pp. [First pubd. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, 1971.]

217. 1940 NIXON, BARBARA. Raiders overhead: a diary of the London Blitz. Scolar, Gulliver, 1980. 176pp., illus. [She was an air raid warden. First pubd. Lindsay Drummond, 1943.]

218. 1940 PERRY, COLIN. Boy in the Blitz: the 1940 diary of Colin Perry. Farnham Common, Surrey: the author, 1980. 222pp., illus.

219. 1940 REYNOLDS, QUENTIN J. A London diary. New York: Angus & Robertson, 1941. 249pp. [Journalist. Originally pubd. New York: Random House, 1941.]

220. 1940 ROYDE-SMITH, NAOMI. Outside information: a diary of rumours. Macmillan, 1941. vii, 190pp. [Diaries, Sept–Oct 1940.]

221. 1941 COWARD, Sir NOEL. The Noel Coward diaries, ed. G Payn and S Morley. Weidenfeld, 1982. 698pp. [Playwright, actor. The diaries cover 1941–69.]

222. 1941 GRAVES, CHARLES P R. Off the record. A Londoner's life. Great days. Pride of the morning. Hutchinson, 1941–45. 4 vols. [Writer's wartime diaries.]

223. 1941 MENZIES, Sir ROBERT. Dark and hurrying days, ed. A W Martin and P Hardy. Canberra: National Lib. Australia, 1993. 187pp. [1941 diaries of Australian Prime Minister, covering visit to England.]

224. 1942 LEES-MILNE, JAMES. Ancestral voices. Faber, 1975. x, 301pp. Prophesying peace. Faber, 1977. 253pp. Caves of ice. Faber, 1983. 276pp. Midway on the waves. Faber, 1985. 248pp. Ancient as the hills. Murray, 1997. x, 228pp. Through wood and dale. Murray, 1998. viii, 325pp. Holy dread, ed. M Bloch. Murray, 2001. 240pp.

225. 1942 WILLIAMS, KENNETH. The Kenneth Williams diaries, ed. R Davies. Harper Collins, 1993. xxix, 827pp., illus. [Actor and comedian. Diaries cover 1942–88.]

226. 1944 BAKER, RICHARD B. The year of the buzz bomb: a journal of London, 1944. New York: Exposition, 1952. 118pp.

227. 1944 CARANDINI ALBERTINI, ELENA. Passata la stagione: diari, 1944–47. Florence: Passigli, 1989. 379pp., illus. [Italian diplomat's wife.]

228. 1946 PYM, BARBARA. A very private eye: the diaries, letters and notebooks of Barbara Pym, ed. H Holt and H Pym. Macmillan, 1984. xvi, 358pp. [The novelist worked in London from 1946–72.]

229. 1948 ACKERLEY, J R. My sister and myself: the diaries of J R Ackerley, ed. F King. Hutchinson, 1982. 216pp., illus. [Literary journalist. The diaries cover 1948–59.]

230. 1964 CASTLE, Dame BARBARA. The Castle diaries, 1964–76. Papermac, 1990. 560pp. [Cabinet minister.]

231. 1964 CROSSMAN, RICHARD. The Crossman diaries, 1964–70, ed. A Howard. Hamilton, 1979. 688pp., illus. [Cabinet minister.]

232. 1965 KING, CECIL. The Cecil King diary, 1965–70; 1970–74. Cape, 1971, 1975. 2 vols. [Newspaper magnate. The diaries run from 1965–74.]

233. 1966 ORTON, JOE. The Orton diaries, ed. J Lahr. Methuen, 1986. 304pp., illus. [Playwright. The diary covers 1966–67.]

234. 1967 STRONG, Sir ROY. The Roy Strong diaries, 1967–87. Weidenfeld, 1997. 462pp., illus. [Museum director, garden expert.]

235. 1974 CLARK, ALAN. Diaries: Into politics [1974–83]. In power [1983–91]. Weidenfeld, 2000, 1993. 2 vols. [Politician and bon viveur.]

236. 1974 CLARK, OSSIE. The Ossie Clark diaries, ed. H Rous. Bloomsbury, 1998. 453pp., illus. [Fashion designer. The diaries cover 1974–96.]

237. 1975 MARTIN, PAUL. Paul Martin: the London diaries, 1975–79, ed. W R Young. Ottawa: Ottawa UP, 1988. xxiii, 622pp., illus. [Canadian diplomat.]

238. 1976 BEESON, TREVOR. Window on Westminster: a canon's diary, 1976–87. SCM Press, 1998. xii, 324pp., illus. [Canon of Westminster Abbey.]

239. 1978 RADJI, PARVIZ C. In the service of the Peacock Throne: the diaries of the Shah's last ambassador to London. Hamilton, 1983. 343pp., illus.

240. 1980 CASSON, Sir HUGH. Diary. Macmillan, 1981. 174pp., illus. [Architect. Diary of year as President of the Royal Academy, 1980.]

241. 1982 POWELL, ANTHONY. Journals, 1982–86; 1987–89; 1990–92. Heinemann, 1995–98. 3 vols. [Novelist with elevated social connections.]

242. 1985 WYATT, WOODROW. The journals of Woodrow Wyatt, ed. S Curtis. Macmillan, 1998, 1999. 2 vols. [1985–97. Politician and journalist.]

243. 1988 ASHDOWN, PADDY. The Ashdown diaries. Vol. 1, 1988–97. Vol. 2, 1997–99. Allen Lane, 2000, 2001. 2 vols. [Leader of the Liberal Democrats.]

244. 1990 BRANDRETH, GYLES. Breaking the code: Westminster diaries, May 1990 to May 1997. Weidenfeld, 1999. xv, 527pp., illus. [Politician, media personality.]