The Fishing Journal For The Year 1823
approx. 10.5 x 16 cm 28 pages in a neat legible hand original stitched card covers with hand written title and owners names to upper flap. Some foxing to contents and covers. The owner's names are, Henry Herring and Charles Barnwell Herring. The first 20 pages run from January to October giving the day and month and fishing location with notes on fish caught baits and general observations in most cases initialed by HH or CBH to bottom of page. Then follows 6 pages from April 1827 to August. The last 3 pages is a list of 24 things "He that would be a complete angler ought to know". The fishing takes place in Norfolk waters i.e. Heigham , Foundry Bridge ,Wroxham, Keswick, Wramplingham, Ashwicken etc. Charles Barnwell Herrin born 1801 was the Rev and Lord of the Manor of Mileham Norfolk. A very good early diary in good condition with a good province more research needed.
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