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Diary of Ralph Josselin

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Date: 1617 to 1683
Location: Earls Colnemap
Surname/tag: Diary , Josselin
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This profile is part of the Earls Colne, Essex One Place Study.

Ralph Josselin is known for his diary, the contents of which gave an insight into everyday life in Earls Colne. The diary is divided into short, mostly daily documents. The documents may be found on line.[1] Quotes from the diary in this profile are referred to by the document number in the index.

The diary is also summarised in Hockcliffe’s book of 1908 [2]

There is an index of names referenced by Josselin. [3]

Many Individual lives are also recorded in part by the wider Earls Colne Project and references to people in that project are made using a letter and 3 digits. For example Richard Harlackenden is H207

This is a part of the Earls Colne One Place Study


  1. https://wwwe.lib.cam.ac.uk/earls_colne/diary/index.htm#70000005 Ralph Josselin‘s diary
  2. https://archive.org/details/diaryrevralphjo00hockgoog/page/n3
  3. The Diary of Ralph Josseline 1616-1683 Mike Foster 1993

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