Gertrude Savile lived at Rufford Abbey in the 1720s. Her diary is held at Nottinghamshire Archives and is part of the Savile archives (reference: DD/SR/212/10-11).
Gertrude is tweeting her diary on MuBu. Explore what her life was like in the Georgian period on our Twitter feed.
Gertrude’s diary recently featured on the BBC 2 programme At Home With The Georgians.
Nottinghamshire Archives holds records relating to the history of Nottinghamshire and Nottingham from the 12th to the 21st century.