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Comparing the Ann(e)s

4th June 1834 – 19th February 1835

A comparison of the entries of Ann Walker’s journal and Anne Lister’s diary. Both diaries can be found at West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale WYC:1525/7/1/5/1 and SH:7/ML/E/17 respectively. Individual catalogue numbers will be found on each day page. We will be posting these entries daily starting from 4th June 2021, 187 years since Ann wrote her first entry. Bookmark this page now and check back daily for new comparisons.

Images courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service

June 1834

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
4 June 18345 June 18346 June 18347 June 18348 June 1834
9 June 183410 June 183411 June 183412 June 183413 June 183414 June 183415 June 1834
16 June 183417 June 183418 June 183419 June 183420 June 183421 June 183422 June 1834
23 June 183424 June 183425 June 183426 June 183427 June 183428 June 183429 June 1834
30 June 1834

July 1834

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
1 July 18342 July 18343 July 18344 July 18345 July 18346 July 1834
7 July 18348 July 18349 July 183410 July 183411 July 183412 July 183413 July 1834
14 July 183415 July 183416 July 183417 July 183418 July 183419 July 183420 July 1834
21 July 183422 July 183423 July 183424 July 183425 July 183426 July 183427 July 1834
28 July 183429 July 183430 July 183431 July 1834

August 1834

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
1 August 18342 August 18343 August 1834
4 August 18345 August 18346 August 18347 August 18348 August 18349 August 1834 10 August 1834
11 August 183412 August 183413 August 183414 August 183415 August 183416 August 183417 August 1834
18 August 183419 August 183420 August 183421 August 183422 August 183423 August 183424 August 1834
25 August 183426 August 1834

27 August – 13 November 1834 – Anne Lister diary only – no Ann Walker entries

27 – 31 August 1834 1 – 15 September 1834 16 – 30 September 1834 1 – 15 October 183416 – 31 October 18341 – 13 November 1834

November 1834

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
14 November 183415 November 183416 November 1834
17 November 183418 November 183419 November 183420 November 183421 November 183422 November 183423 November 1834
24 November 183425 November 183426 November 183427 November 183428 November 183429 November 183430 November 1834

December 1834

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
1 December 18342 December 18343 December 18344 December 1834 5 December 18346 December 18347 December 1834
8 December 18349 December 183410 December 183411 December 183412 December 183413 December 183414 December 1834
15 December 183416 December 183417 December 183418 December 183419 December 183420 December 183421 December 1834
22 December 183423 December 183424 December 183425 December 183426 December 183427 December 183428 December 1834
29 December 183430 December 183431 December 1834

January 1835

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
1 January 18352 January 18353 January 18354 January 1835
5 January 18356 January 18357 January 18358 January 18359 January 183510 January 183511 January 1835
12 January 183513 January 183514 January 183515 January 183516 January 183517 January 183518 January 1835
19 January 183520 January 183521 January 183522 January 183523 January 183524 January 183525 January 1835
26 January 183527 January 183528 January 183529 January 183530 January 183531 January 1835

February 1835

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
1 February 1835
2 February 18353 February 18354 February 18355 February 18356 February 18357 February 18358 February 1835
9 February 183510 February 183511 February 183512 February 183513 February 183514 February 183515 February 1835
16 February 183517 February 183518 February 183519 February 1835

Transcriptions:

With grateful thanks to everyone who has been involved:

Ann Walker’s journal by Team ISAW : Leila Straub, Ivana Nika, Dorjana Širola, Diane Halford and Alexa Tansley

Special thanks to Dorjana Širola for her dedication in getting Anne Lister’s diary entries ready for publishing on the website.

Anne Lister’s diaries transcribed by:

Sophie CostonTwitter: @Rundle_Walker
Steph GallawayTwitter: @skgway
Kerstin HolzgraebeTwitter: @A_While_Since 
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Leila Straub
Frankie Raia IG: @gentlemanjackthelass
Dorjana ŠirolaTwitter: @d_sirola 
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YlvaTwitter: @NilsonYlva
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Helen ChildersTwitter: @HelenChilders10
Lynn ShoulsTwitter: @ScepeDeneDays

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