When viewing the transcriptions, you can view the related hand-written page by clicking on the date of the entry.
- 1914 Transcriptions
- 1915 Transcriptions
- 1915 Royal Exchange Transcriptions
- 1916 Transcriptions
- 1917 Transcriptions
- 1918 Transcriptions
The complete handwritten diaries can also be viewed in flipbook form.
The majority of the daily entries for the diaries kept by Harry Colebourn from 1914-1918 have been transcribed. Harry kept two diaries for 1915; the main diary for 1915 has been transcribed completely while tthe 1915 Royal Exchange Assurance Diary has been transcribed to fill in the gaps in the main 1915 diary.
The transcriptions of the diaries attempt to be a faithful representation of Harry Colebourn's writings. His spellings, idiosyncratic captialization and place names have been retained. Any speculations about the words being transcribed have been placed in square brackets.