While my main blog concerns research into the Smith&Gosling families, that entire project only came about because I was in search of first-hand, primary information on the Ladies of Llangollen, Sarah Ponsonby and Eleanor Butler. Mary Gosling, in an early diary (now owned by Duke University), described meeting the Ladies and being shown around Plas Newydd. This blog presents that early research (conducted about five/six years ago). I had found oh, so much more – but never took the time to post any of it.
Read the “background” post on PLAS NEWYDD AND MARY GOSLING.
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This Ladies of Llangollen blog has some svery pecial friends, who have contributed information and images. Thanks to Rose, Liz in the US and Liz in the UK, and Michael in Aberystwyth.