"Second Visit to Europe"

Name of traveller

Stephen (Étienne de) Grellet (1773-1855)

Reason for travel

  • visiting Quaker communities and pastoral care
  • en route from Ireland

Date of travel

April 1812

17th. I had a very large, good meeting in Llandilo [sic]; many of the people, and even the children, shed tears; they were so affected under the solemnity of the testimony delivered to them. (Grellet 191)


  • customs:
    • attends numerous meetings with Friends en route to Bristol
    • notes grievances particularly among of the Welsh-speaking Friends
    • attends the Half-year's meeting in Brecon
  • language: depends on interpreter during some meetings with Welsh-speaking Friends
  • people: in Brecon meets with French officers who are on parole as prisoners of war
  • French translation: "Second voyage en Europe." Un quaker français. Vie d'Etienne du Gréllas. Récit de ses travaux philanthropiques et missionnaires. Ed. Benjamin Seebohm. Trans. Mme. Abric-Encontre. Paris: Grassart, 1873. 75-90. Print.
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Nationality of traveller


Language of publication

English; French translation

Gender of traveller


Type of publication

biography; edited diary


Grellet, Stephen [Étienne de]."Second Visit to Europe." Memoirs of the Life and Gospel Labours of Stephen Grellet. Ed. Benjamin Seebohm. Vol. 1 Philadelphia: Henry Longstreth, 1864. 190-204. Print.