List of Tours by John Loveday 

  • No. 1 St Peter's Church, Caversham, 1728

  • No. 2 Reading, Caversham and Fairford, 1729

  • No. 3 Shrivenham, Avebury, Glastonbury, Chewstoke, Newport, Cardiff, Caerleon, Llandaff, Newnham,17-31 July 1729

  • No. 4 Gloucester, Hereford, Wales, Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Coventry, Birmingham, Warwick, Worcester, with Peter Zinzan May 1730

  • No. 5 Bletchington and Kirtlington, 22 June 1730 and 3 June 1734

  • No. 6 Kent, Sussex and Hampshire, with Zinzan and Hopson, September 1730

  • No. 7 Sonning House, March 1731

  • No. 8 Waterperry, Waterstock and Rycote, April 1731

  • No. 9 Thame, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Northamptonshire, May 1731, with Edmund Crynes and Sam Gurney (a Servant)

  • No.10 Dorchester, June 1731

  • No.11 Deddington, Adderbury and Banbury, July 1731, with John Audley

  • No.12 Stonehenge, Bemerton, Wilton House, Salisbury, Romsey, Southampton, Winchester and Newbury, 29 July - 4 August 1731, with Thomas Bonney

  • No.13 Faringdon, 16 August 1731

  • No.14 Silchester, Reading and Caversham, 28-30 August, 1731 with H.J. Hiley and Thomas Bonney

  • No.15 Eton and Windsor, 4 September 1731, with Mrs Sarah Loveday

  • No.16 Harpsden and Henley-on-Thames, 10 September 1731

  • No.17 Mapledurham with notes on Brize Norton, Chauz Farm, Henry Smith of Caversham, 14-15 September 1731

  • No.18 Woolhampton, Berkshire, 1 October 1731

  • No.19 Corpus Christi College, 3 November 1731

  • No. 20 Shotover House,12 November 1731

  • No. 21 Thomas Hecht's Music Room at Magdalen College, Oxford, 23 February 1732

  • No. 22 Faringdon House, Coxwell Barn, Whitehorse Hill, Shellingford House, Lechlade and Fairford, 13-14 April 1732

  • No. 23 A Journey of 18 Weeks, with Mr John Peareth,15 May -18 September 1732

  • No. 24 Fawley Court 2, November 1732

  • No. 25 Dr George Clarke's House at All Souls, Oxford, 17 March and 12 May 1733

  • No. 26 Windsor Castle, 28-29 March 1733, with William Derham (Junr)

  • No. 27 Coventry, Warwick, Southam, Mansetter and Atherstone, 15-16 May 1733, with William Payne, Alexander Staples and Thomas Bagshaw

  • No. 28 Windsor Castle, Eton, Hall Barn, Beaconsfield, Cannons, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and Bushey Park, 8 - 15 June 1733

  • No.29 Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Denbighshire, Anglesey, Ireland,11 July-13 September 1733, with Thomas Bagshaw

  • No.30 Mapledurham House, 23 September 1733

  • No.31 Fawley Court, 24 September 1733

  • No. 32 The Grove, Caversham, 3 October 1733, 15 June 1741 and an undated note. With a note on Beenham 4 October 1733

  • No. 33 Silchester, 4 October 1733

  • No. 34 Englefield House, 5 October 1733

  • No. 35 Greyfriars Church or 'The Hospital', Reading, 6 October 1733

  • No. 36 Blenheim Palace, 23 October 1733

  • No. 37 Three Oxford Colleges, 22-25 October 1733

  • No. 38 Waterstock House, 29 October 1733, with Richard Congreve and Thomas Baber

  • No. 39 Eynsham, 7 November 1733

  • No. 40 Fairford and Pusey, with a note on Caldicot Barn, 9 January 1734

  • No. 41 Easthampstead and Windsor, 9 and 20 April 1734

  • No. 42 Blenheim Palace, 7 May 1734

  • No. 43 Ewelme, 8 June 1734

  • No. 44 Islip,10 June 1734

  • No. 45 Oxford Cathedral, 20 June 1734

  • No. 46 Ditchley, Heythrop,Edgehill and Brackley, 28-30 June 1734

  • No. 47 Great Tew and Wotton Whitechurch on the way to Edgehill,13-14 July 1734

  • No. 48 Oxford Castle, 31 July 1734

  • No. 49 Windsor Castle, including the Tomb House, 31 August 1734, and an undated note.

  • No. 50 Hurst and Reading, 12-14 September 1734

  • No. 51 Finchampstead Binfield and Sunninghill, 1 October 1734

  • No. 52 Cliveden, 10 October 1734

  • No. 53 Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire with (at various times) Charles Hopson, Peter Zinzan, H.J. Hiley, Mrs Hiley and Thomas Hiley, 20 May-13 June 1735

  • No. 54 Reading with a note on Silchester, July and August 1735

  • No. 55 Kent and Essex, 8 September - 4 October 1735

  • No. 56 Blenheim Palace and two College Chapels, 22-23 October 1735 with Mary Tooke, Anne Bootle, Sally Tooke and Martha Loveday

  • No. 57 Dorchester, 24 October 1735, with Mary Tooke, Anne Bootle, Sally Tooke and Martha Loveday

  • No. 58 Rycote, 15-17 February 1736, with James Fynes, as guests of the Earl of Abingdon

  • No. 59 Fairford, Cirencester, Gloucester and Burford, 27 March - 2 April 1736, with William Payne and Thomas Winchester

  • No. 60 Notes on Jesus College, Oxford from the Diaries, 30 April 1736

  • No. 61 Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset, with Thomas Jenner and William Haward, 1 June-8 July 1736

  • No. 62 Farnham 23-24 August 1736, with Messieurs Whitehead, Hopson and Winchester

  • No. 63 Sulham, Bere Court and Pangbourne, 31 August 1736

  • No. 64 Reading, 1 September 1736

  • No. 65 Syon House, Twickenham, Wanstead, Richmond Gardens, Egham,Bushey Park,Hampton Court, Richmond Green, Claremont, Kingston, Kew Green, 7-21 September 1736, with Whitehead, Winchester and (at times) Wooddeson and Bonney

  • No. 66 Edgehill and Compton Wynyates, April 16 1737

  • No. 67 Chelmsford and Harwich, Holland and Flanders, Canterbury with Thomas Jenner and Richard Lluellyn, 19 May-13 July 1737

  • No. 68 Town-Malling [Later West Malling], Bromley, London, 2-21 August 1737

  • No. 69 Marlborough, 13 September 1737, with Messrs Whitehead, Hopson & Winchester

  • No. 70 Cliveden, 21 September 1737

  • No. 71 Windsor Castle, 30 September 1737

  • No. 72 Reading and Blewbury, 29-30 November 1737

  • No. 73 Horspath, 30 December 1737

  • No. 74 Cuddesdon, 26 January, 1738

  • No. 75 Fawley Court and Henley Parsonage, 21 February 1738

  • No. 76 Stonehenge, Boyton, Longleat, Wardour Castle, Eastbury Park, Salisbury, Wilton House, Winchester, St Cross 30 May 1738 with John Audley

  • No. 77 Windsor Castle, 7 August 1738

  • No. 78 Beaconsfield, 8 August 1738

  • No. 79 Knole, Yalding and London, 29 August-30 September 1738

  • No. 80 Bristol and Bath, December 1738 to 14 January 1739 with H.J. Hiley and Charles Hopson

  • No. 81 Blenheim Palace, 10 March 1739

  • No. 82 Warmington Church, April 1739

  • No. 83 Windsor Castle, 31 May 1739, with William Goodwin Anna Maria Loveday and Thomas Winchester, 24 September 1739

  • No. 84 London including Browne's Coffee House, Christ's Hospital; St Stephen's, Walbrook; Northumberland House; St Paul's Cathedral; the House of Lords; Greenwich Hospital; Sir Gregory Page's house, Blackheath; St Thomas's Hospital in Southwark; Dr Richard Mead's house; the New Library in St James's Park; Wanstead House, Essex; The Monument in London, 29 September - 25 October 1739

  • No. 85 Arlescote, Epwell, 7 February 1740, Compton Verney, 27 March 1740

  • No. 86 Warwick, 17-18 April 1740

  • No. 87 Burton Dasset, 10 June & 20 September 1740

  • No. 88 Adderbury, 12 June 1740 & 1 September 1742

  • No. 89 Kineton, 15 July 1740, with Mr & Mrs Hiley - 'explored antiquities of Kineton July 12'

  • No. 90 Aynho, with Anna Maria Loveday and friends, 27 October 1740

  • No. 91 Catsgrove Hill, near Reading, 1 April 1741

  • No. 92 A Visit to the Revd Samuel Walker at Whitchurch Rectory, Oxfordshire with Anna Maria Loveday and Dr & Mrs John Burton, 3 April 1741

  • No. 93 Windsor Castle, 28 May 1742

  • No. 94 Baginton Hall, 4 August 1742

  • No. 95 Cold Higham and Althorp, 18-9 August 1742, Swalcliffe, 27 August 1742

  • No. 96 Windsor Castle, 19 July & 19 August 1743

  • No. 97 Wickham, Kent, 11 August 1744, The Grove at Chiswick, 24 August 1744

  • No. 98 The Griffin Tavern, Holborn, 23 February 1745

  • No. 99 Feens, Berkshire, 6 April 1745

  • No. 100 Mapledurham House, 9 September 1745

  • No. 101 Gunnersbury House, with Henry Barker, 24 April 1746

  • No. 102 Eltham, 28 April 1746

  • No. 103 London, May 1746

  • No. 104 Chiswick House, 4 June 1746

  • No. 105 Windsor Castle, 15 August 1746, 13 May 1747 and 14 March 1750

  • No. 106 St Giles's Church, Reading, 30 March 1747

  • No. 107 Phyllis Court, Henley, 4 April 1747

  • No. 108 Eton College, 14 May 1747

  • No. 109 Warwick Castle, 10 July 1747, The Priory, Warwick 14 July 1747 & 16 June1762, Charlecote Church, Warwickshire, 15 July 1747

  • No. 110 Ditchley Park, Weston House, Wroxton Abbey, Rousham House, Kirtlington Park 21-25 July 1747

  • No. 111 Kensington Palace and Otford, 5-9 May 1748, The Foundling Hospital, 14 May 1748 and 1 July 1754

  • No. 112 Dorchester, Oxfordshire, 30 September 1748, and a later addition

  • No. 113 Rotherfield Grey, 28 April 1749

  • No. 114 Basingstoke and Winchester, 17-21 July 1749

  • No. 115 A Note on Banbury, May 1751

  • No. 116 Honington Hall, 4 June 1751, Uxbridge, 17 July 1751

  • No. 117 Chippenham, Bath, Newton Park and Badminton, 11-20 March 1752

  • No. 118 St Mary Overy, Southwark, 13 May 1752, Rochester, 18 May 1752

  • No. 119 Wanstead House, 30 June 1753, Chigwell, West Hatch, Goldsmiths' Hall, 5-6 July 1753

  • No. 120 Dr Joshua Ward's House, Whitehall Leicester House, 11 July 1754

  • No. 121 Lewknor, 15 July 1756

  • No. 122 Tylney Hall, 13 July 1757, Fawley Court, 1 August 1757, John Hocker’s letter and a note on Catsgrove, 6 October 1757

  • No. 123 Taplow, 17 July 1761

  • No. 124 Warwick Castle, 22 June 1762, Kew, 26 August 1762

  • No. 125 The Vinegar Yard, Southwark Drapers Hall, London College of Physicians, 24 May 1764

  • No. 126 Warwickshire, Shropshire, Chester, Staffordshire and Worcestershire with John Loveday Junr, 1-27 July 1765

John Loveday, aged 11,

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