- 01 Jan 1845 - 31 Dec 1845
Part of Brewis Diaries
Consists of the diary of William Brewis.
Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1845. There is also mention of contemporary cultural topics including details of prominent trials and executions, the death of Earl Grey and Queen Victoria's state visit to Germany. The diary includes a discussion of the 'free trade in corn' movement, and notes that animal stock suffers a widespread 'distemper'.