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Octavius Morgan. Journal of two tours in Great Britain made by Charles Octavius Morgan, FSA

Reference code
MOA/004
Title
Octavius Morgan. Journal of two tours in Great Britain made by Charles Octavius Morgan, FSA
Date
1820, 1821
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iii + 39. Quarto. Reversed calf. Signature of Octavius Morgan, 29 Aug. 1820, fol. i.
Scope and content
Journal of two tours in Great Britain made by Charles Octavius Morgan, FSA (1803-88), with members of his family; As follows:- (1) 'Tour to the North of England commenced, Monday, August, 28th, & ended September, 24th.. 1820' (fol. iii). Tour made with his father (Sir Charles Morgan, 2nd Bt.), brother George and sister Angelina. Mentions manufactures, architecture, people met, travel incidents. fols. iii, 1-20;- (2) 'Journal of a tour through North Wales - 1821' (fol. 20v). Tour with his father Sir Charles Morgan and his sister Angelina; commenced 24 Aug. 1821. Includes descriptions of landscape, social events and attendance at the Eisteddfod at Carnarvon. fols. 20v-39v.
Creator
Morgan, Charles Octavius Swinnerton (1803-1888), MP and antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/680
Archival history
Presented, in 1894, in accordance with the wishes of Henry Salusbury Milman, Director SA (d. 1893), nephew of Octavius Morgan (fol.ii). See Proc., 2nd ser., 15 (1893-5), 153, 157-8.