James Wilson, Journal of My Life and Everyday Doings

Peter Hillis

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Industrialisation, urbanisation and migration provided the historical context of life in rural Scotland where radical transformation was felt in the nineteenth century. The Journal kept between 1879 and 1892 by James Wilson, a farmer in Banffshire, north-east Scotland, helps to illustrate life in rural society at this time.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages431
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameScottish History Society Fifth Series
PublisherScottish History Society


  • industrialisation
  • urbanisation
  • Scotland
  • victorian society
  • Scottish history


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