Category Archives: Joseph Ballard

Journals 1.4 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard (Part 4)

The following is the concluding part of my essay on Ballard’s journal.  See the earlier entries from 14th May 2015 for the first part, 18th May 2015 for the second part, and 22nd May 2015 for the third part. Leaving … Continue reading

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Journals 1.3 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard (Part 3)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Ballard’s journal.  See the earlier entry from 14th May 2015 for the first part, and 18th May 2015 for the second part. Predictably, the highlight of Ballard’s travels in Britain was … Continue reading

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Journals 1.2 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Ballard’s journal.  See the earlier entry from 14th May 2015 for the first part.  Ballard’s tour of the North of England continued with a visit to Manchester. Although he admired the … Continue reading

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Journals 1.1 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard

Joseph Ballard’s journal is one of the very best. It was written in the final year of the Napoleonic Wars, but was not published until Ballard’s descendents decided to bring his work to print: 98 years after Ballard wrote his … Continue reading

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