Anne Hughes’ Diary
first appeared as a magazine serial in 1937.
It has since been published many times,
most often as ‘The Diary of a Farmer’s Wife 1796-1797’.
But - without the original 18th-century manuscript as provenance,
the book's authenticity is uncertain.
Who was Anne Hughes?
Did she really exist?
And is her diary genuine?
The Anne Hughes Research Team has amassed copious information to help unravel this mystery.
Browse our website to find:
- A summary of our investigations
- How you can help with the research
- Rediscovered photos from the WW2 era
- How to buy a copy of the Diary - and support a dementia charity
N.B. The latest edition of 'The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797' is still available in the USA from Amazon >>> CLICK HERE
We hope you enjoy reading about our research.
If you are able to help us with further information,
or if you have any questions, please get in touch.
Site contents © 2009 A.Davey, F.Houghton, I.Shankland
Preston family photos © 2009 C.Preston
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