A journey

Even though Priscilla would come to write about many of the world’s places she did not venture far from her Tottenham home. Yet what was the catalyst for most popular book Juvenile Travellers?

Priscilla’s journal offers no assistance in answering this question but in 1798 John Gurney (the husband of Priscilla’s late sister Catherine and father of Elizabeth Fry) took his seven daughters on a journey to Wales and the South of England.

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