Thanks to Sharon’s comment I now know the locations of lots of juicy online documents. At this very moment I am jumping up and down and getting all excited about Virtual Norfolk. Let’s see now, what else is there. . .
Ah ha, we have the Powys digital history project. That looks good.
There’s also lots of good stuff on Gathering the Jewels. Some of these websites are vaguely familiar to me, but I was always so busy with the thesis that I never looked at them properly.
There’s hours of fun in the Newgate calendar. Also a reference that might interest Harry Potter fans.
The first line of this extract from Ralph Josselin’s diary made me giggle. I don’t know if the drunkard was a friend of his. My first picture was of a very tottery male stranger just wandering in.
Bewail the horridness of this one.
Oh my. I still don’t know what Cony Catcher means though. Is Cony= rabbit = coniglio?
I’ve managed to answer my question of this morning, although I’m not going to say exactly how because it might not work. It’s a method that allows me to learn, rearrange and re-present. It’s not conventional scholarship but I couldn’t expect to do that in these new areas without access to books.