The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

Open location in Google Maps: 51.559355, -0.083090

20 Apr 2005, 5:56 a.m. - Cumgranissalis

I think it be this Newington:

20 Apr 2005, 8:49 p.m. - Cumgranissalis

Reason for this, is that most of the tanning [of hydes] took place in Southwark area, rather than in the country aires of Walthamstow.

4 May 2005, 4:42 a.m. - David Quidnunc

Daniel Defoe was born here in 1660. His exact birthdate is unknown. He was born "Daniel Foe," the son of James Foe, a butcher.


Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.