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Diary of Clotilda Bayne, 1889-1890 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1082315
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bayne, Clotilda
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1889-1890] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

MS 2733 comprises the diary, inscribed "Clotilda Bayne, The Rectory, Orlestone", covering the period 29 December, 1889 to 31 December, 1890. Entries describe Miss Bayne's journey from England to Australia via Italy, and the first few months of her life in Adelaide, where she arrived on 3 June. On 5 June she married an Anglican minister. The diary includes details of daily life in Adelaide, many references to local church affairs and several references to Cecil Sharp, the expert on English folk songs and dancing who then held a legal post in Adelaide. There are several words and quotations in Greek recorded on the opening pages (1 folder).

Biography/History

Clotilda Bayne was the daughter of Peter Bayne (1830-1896), English author and journalist who produced many publications, including a biography of Martin Luther, and who was a regular leader writer for Christian World for over twenty years.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 2733.

Associated materials: Transcript of the diary of Clotilda Bayne MS Acc11.018.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C471.

Subjects Bayne, Clotilda -- Diaries.  |  Sharp, Cecil James, 1859-1924.  |  Spouses of clergy -- Australia -- Diaries.  |  Immigrants -- Australia -- Diaries.  |  Women immigrants -- Australia -- Diaries.  |  English -- South Australia -- Diaries.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Adelaide (S.A.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Adelaide (S.A.) -- Religion -- 19th century.
Time Coverage 1889-1890 
Occupation Clergy's spouses.  |  Immigrants.

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