Sir John Guest

Standard Name: Guest, Sir John
Used Form: John Josiah Guest


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Cultural formation Charlotte Guest
CG remained a member of the Church of England (with Low Church or Evangelical sympathies) although her first husband was a Dissenter and she often felt in Wales that the Dissenters were doing a better...
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Guest
Lady Charlotte Bertie , aged twenty-one, married John Guest (full name Josiah John), a wealthy widower more than twice her age, a Welsh ironmaster, who after the Reform Act of 1832 had been elected a...
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Guest
Sir John Guest died after several years of declining health. CG filled pages of her journal with expressions of passionate grief, and months later she stole away by herself to kiss and weep over his...
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Guest
After two and a half years as a widow and after much trial and inexpressible opposition,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Guest, Charlotte. Extracts from her Journal, 1853-1891. Editor Bessborough, Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, John Murray.
Lady CG married a man fourteen years younger than herself: Charles Schreiber , a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Occupation Charlotte Guest
By her marriage Lady Charlotte Guest entered not only a family but also a business: the Dowlais Iron Company , founded by her husband's grandfather, which under the management of John Guest grew to be...
Occupation Charlotte Guest
On the death of Sir John Guest in November 1852, CG was left the sole active trustee
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
to direct the iron works during a difficult period when the price of iron was dropping steeply on...
Publishing Charlotte Guest
CG 's activities as a collector, hunting for notable pieces of china in competition with other collectors, affected her journals, interrupting their narrative with notes of clues followed and desirable items attained or missed. Her...
Reception Sarah Stickney Ellis
Lady Charlotte Guest , who was first married ten years before this book appeared, received a copy of it as a gift from her husband and read it at his behest.
Obey, Erica. The <span data-tei-ns-tag="">Wunderkammer</span> of Lady Charlotte Guest. Lehigh University Press.
It was after...
Textual Production Charlotte Guest
She kept it faithfully for seventy years, writing in it every day, sometimes spending as much as an hour on it, and abandoned it in 1891 only because she was by then too blind for...


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