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Ref NoBMS/18
TitleCase Book and Diary
DateJanuary 1814 - August 1816
LevelItem
Extentc.280 pages
CreatorNameDoyle, Joseph, fl. early nineteenth century
DescriptionBound volume containing the diary of Dr Joseph Doyle from 28th June 1814 to 31st August 1816, diary records observations on the weather (sometimes with thermometer readings) and brief notes on daily activities, including visitors and accounts. At the reverse of the volume are case notes on some of Dr Doyle's patients from January 1814 to August 1816, notes give names and details of patient, and history and treatment of cases. Volume also contains two loose letters and a receipt.

Dr Joseph Doyle seems to have come from a Kilkenny family, his wife's name was Frances nee Purcell, and they had at least one son John Joseph, born 2 June 1815. During the period covered by this diary Doyle and his family lived in a house on Blessington Street, Dublin, making short trips to Kilkenny and Maynooth.
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TermCase Books
Diaries
Weather
Meteorology
Medical case notes