444 Life and Letters of Francis Galton
1882 Easter Claverdon and Leamington. Rhine. Black Forest. Baden Baden. Constance. Axenfels. C. Darwin died. Graef picture. Guy's Hospital photography (Bethlehem and Hanwell). Life Histories. George, Canon of Winchester. Anthrop. Album.
1883. Georgina died. H[enry] Smith died. Bournemouth. New Forest. Spottiswoode died. Jenkinsons. Newton Abbot. Torquay. Southport B.A. Adele died. Leamington. Home Oct. 1.
The above records, written in a scarcely legible hand, were found in one of Galton's note-books. I give a continuation from Louisa Galton's diaries to 1897, and have then filled in the remaining years to 1911 from my own knowledge. The series will serve as a convenient reference for the later of the following letters.
1884. Early February Brighton one week. Easter Ventnor April 1-17, Rede Lecture at Cambridge on May 27, 4 days. No British Assoc. but were prevented going to S. France by outbreak of cholera. Lakes, Windermere on July 15, Keswick 17th for about a month, Patterdale for a week. At end of August home for a week, then Claverdon and Leamington, home September 24. October 7-11 to Stanmore.
1885. February 7-9 Leamington. Easter family gathering at Harrow, a week at Tunbridge Wells and a week at Ramsgate. End of July Holmbury St Mary for 6 weeks. British Assoc. Aberdeen. Owing to cholera in Italy had a dull week at St Leonards and a visit to Oxford.
1886. February 25 Paris, Hyeres, Mentone,Rome, Sorrento, Amalfi, Castellammare, Florence. Easter Vevey. Home May 5. Late in July to Contrexeville 3 weeks, Bussang in Vosges returning by Nancy, Paris and Boulogne. September 1st visited Marianne North at Alderley for 2 weeks, Hills at Newbury, Montagu [Butler at Gloucester, Claverdon, Leamington; home early in October.
1887.. Early March 10 days with Montagu at Trinity. Whitsuntide at Tunbridge Wells. Mid-July Homburg 3 weeks, Freiburg, Constance, Zurich, 6 days' tour to Rhone Glacier, Eggishorn, Rieder [Furka] and Belalp and Brieg to Domo d'Ossola, San Rosso [IM. Rosso, N. of Pallanza] and the Falls of Toce, back to Zurich over Gries. Engelberg a week, by St Gotthard to Locarno, Lugano 9 days, then Basle, Calais and home. Leamington.
1888. Easter Leamington 1 week. In July visited Lethbridges at Clifton and Marianne] North at Alderley, returning for Montagu's wedding on August 9th. August 10 Brighton 1 week, returned to Alderley. September 1st Vichy 3 weeks, Paris 3 days, home end of September.
Visits: Arthur [Butler], Mr Brodrick, Stanmore (the John Hollonds) and Trinity.
1889. Early March-May 3rd: Cannes, Mentone, Genoa, Milan, Baveno, Cadenabbia, St Gotthard, Paris. July nine days with M. North. August Paris one week (Congress on Heredity), August 12 Carlisle to Corby Castle (Hills) 10 days, and 2 weeks at Wetheral. Alnwick with E. Wheler for 3 days, Newcastle B.A. meeting, staying at Gateshead Sept. 10-18. Saw Durham and York. Leamington for Lucy Wheler's wedding on Sept. 26. Nov. few days at Trinity.
1890. Easter fortnight at Alderley, ending with 2 days in Forest of Dean. July, Switzerland, St Beatenberg, Stoos [1 Stoss, near Altstetten], Freudenstadt, Strasburg, Nancy, Paris, home September 8th. Leamington, home end of September.
1891. Easter Leamington 10 days. In May 2 days at Cambridge with the George Darwins. Tunbridge Wells mid-July for a fortnight, returning to London August 10-15 for Congress of Hygiene. Vichy to September 9tb, Chatelguyon, Royat, the Lozere, the Gorges of the Tarn (long F. G.'s ambition), Montpellier-le-Vieux, Nimes, Avignon, home October 9th.
1892. First week of the year with Emma, Leamington. End of March Biarritz 2 weeks, Cambo, home early in May. August 8th to Corby for 10 days, Edinburgh for 2 weeks, Callander. September 9th to the E. Whelers at Alnwick, 23rd-27th to Lady Welby near Grantham; a little time at Peterborough, Leamington. Home early in October.
1893. March 13 Riviera: Hyeres, Valescure, Cannes. Home April 20. May 11-15 Trinity. End of July Holyhead, 3 weeks (the Institute under Miss Adeane). Short visit to Lady Stanley at Penrhos, Bettws-y-Coed 3 weeks, tour by coach to Capel Curig, Beddgelert, Aberglaslyn to Port Madoc, toy railway to Festiniog, and next morning through Bettws-y-Coed to Conway and Chester 2 nights, Shrewsbury and Leamington for 2 weeks. Home September 30.