Read of the experiences and innermost thoughts of a remarkable young diarist and gain a rare insight into London life in the early Victorian era!
Bryceson, a 19 year-old wharf clerk in Pimlico, takes us through the year 1846. Brimming with fascinating details of his working life and of his relationship with his mistress Ann Fox, the journal is a truly personal take on the life of a young Victorian man as he embarks upon adulthood.
Having existed only in manuscript up until now, the diary of Nathaniel Bryceson has been serialised on-line throughout 2010 by City of Westminster Archives.
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