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Military Wives and Families

Military Wives and Families

Military Wives and Families

By Robert Burnham & Gareth Glover

Bathurst, Henry. “Letters to His Father and Mother dated 19 and 23 June 1815” in Gareth Glover (ed.). The Waterloo Archive Volume VII: British Sources. Godmanchester: Ken Trotman, 2019. Pages 265 – 267

Notes: was Lord Apsley and brother of Ensign Seymour Bathurst of the 1st Foot Guards.

Burgersh Priscilla The Letters of Lady Burghersh Form Germany and France during the campaign of 1813-14. London, Murray 1893 241 pages

Clinton Susan Letter from Brussels dated 20 June 1815. Gareth Glover. Ken Trotman. Waterloo Archive Volume IX. 2020

Notes: Wife of General Sir Henry Clinton.

 

de Lancey, Magdalene. “Lady De Lancey’s Narrative” in David Miller’s Lady De Lancey at Waterloo: a Story of Duty and Devotion. Chalford: Spellmount, 2008. Pages 105 – 129

Notes: ccovers 8 June – 4 July 1815 and primarily about the woundeing and death of her husband, Lieutenant Colonel William de Lancey, the Deputy Quartermaster General of the British Army in Belgium.

Exley, Catherine. Catherine Exley’s Diary: the Life and Times of an Army Wife in the Peninsular War. Rebecca Probert (ed.) Kenilworth: Brandram, 2014.

Notes: Catherine accompanied her husband Joshua Exeley, a corporal in the 2nd Battalion /34th Foot , throughout the Peninsular War.

Extracts from the Journal of a Subaltern’s Wife written in Canada during the years 1812, 1813, and 1814, ed. Don Graves

Notes: From the Dunlop Papers in Manuscript Group 24 of Library and Archives, Canada in Ottawa. The anonymous author was likely married to a 104th officer, possibly Lieutenant Alexander Campbell.

Lennox, Charles. “Letter to Earl Bathurst dated 18 June 1815” Lennox, Georgia. “Three Letters to Lady Georgina Bathurst dated 16 June, 17 June, and 3 July 1815” in Gareth Glover (ed.). The Waterloo Archive Volume VII: British Sources. Godmanchester: Ken Trotman, 2019. Page 264

Notes: was the 4th Duke of Richmond.

Lennox, Georgia. “Three Letters to Lady Georgina Bathurst dated 16 June, 17 June, and 3 July 1815” in Gareth Glover (ed.). The Waterloo Archive Volume VII: British Sources. Godmanchester: Ken Trotman, 2019. Pages 261 – 263

Lennox, Sarah. “Four Letters to Lady Georgina Bathurst dated 19 June, 22 June, 27 June, and 3 July 1815” in Gareth Glover (ed.). The Waterloo Archive Volume VII: British Sources. Godmanchester: Ken Trotman, 2019. Pages 267 – 270

Holland Lady Elizabeth A Lady’s Peninsular War Experiences, Leonaur, 2015 195 pages

Notes: Lord and Lady Holland travelled through Spain in 1808 and 1809 and met many of the leading characters in the early Spanish ‘War of Liberation.

Younghusband Catherine Letter from the wife of an officer of the 53rd Foot at St Helena, dated 4 January 1816. Waterloo Association Online Archive https://archives.waterlooassociation.org.uk/wordpress/