Skip to main content

William Gunter: Naval Chaplain's Journals 1864-70

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9427

Scope and Contents

William Gunter (1838-1901), Royal Naval chaplain (1864-81), Rector of Abberton (1888-1901). He served on HMS Egmont in South America in 1864 and 1867, to which years two of the journals relate; the third volume relates to service in home port (1870). 3 Volumes; Lett's Diary for 1864, 1867, 1870, intermittent entries. [1] 8 OCT 1864 - 31 DEC 1864. [2] 1 JAN 1867 - 31 DEC 1867 (with letter from KATIE WARD (niece) [3] 1 JAN 1870 - 28 NOV 1870 (brief entries).


  • Creation: 1867-1870


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 collection

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

purchased 1997

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom