Sylvanus U.: The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle

Editor
Sylvanus Urban

Title
The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle. From January to June 1831, Volume CI

Publisher
John Nicols and son, 1831.


Dive into the past with this compilation of The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume CI is a great source to verify details of the early 1830ies.There are many more volumes, as the magazine was founded in 1731 and ran for about 200 years. The editor’s name is the pen name of the magazine’s founder, Edward Cave, and kept by  successing editors. You can read digital versions at the Internet Archive.

It was helpful for my research for the post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – An Austen Drama in its Own Right“.

Jones, A., Ashby, A.: The Shrigley Abduction

Authors
Jones, Audrey / Ashby, Abby

Title
The Shrigley Abduction

Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003


Lively told story of one of the most outrageous scandals involving a 15-year old heiress and Mr Wakefield, a too ambitious politician. It’s rich in details and as gripping as a novel.

The book was helpful for my researches for the post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – An Austen Drama in its Own Right“.

Temple, P.: A Sort of Conscience

Editor
Temple, Philip

Title:
A Sort of Conscience: The Wakefields

Publisher
Auckland University Press, 2002


A comprehensive work about Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his brothers. The book was awarded the Montana NZ Award for Biography, the Ian Wards Prize of the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand and the Ernest Scott History Prize of the University of Melbourne, all in 2003.

It was helpful to verify several details of my post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – an Austen Drama in its Own Right”.

Croker, J. W.: The Croker Papers

Editor
Croker, John Wilson

Title:
The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, secretary to the admiralty from 1809 to 1830, Vol. 1

Publisher
Cambridge University Press, 2012


John Wilson Croker was as statesman and a very active writer of articles, letters and diaries. The compendium of his work comprises many anecdotes of Regency society. It was helpful to verify some details for the post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – An Austen Drama in its Own Right“.

Atkinson, Kate M.: Abduction: The Story of Ellen Turner

Author
Atkinson, Kate M.

Title
Abduction: The Story of Ellen Turner Blenkins Press, 2002

Publisher
Blenkins Press, 2002


Ms Atkinson tells the gripping story of 15-year-old Ellen Turner who was a lured away from school in a dark plot to extort money from her rich father.

The book was helpful for my researches for “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – An Austen Drama in its Own Right“.