Tag: John Carne

John Carne (1789–1844) was a British traveller and author.

He was a member of Queens’ College, Cambridge. In 1826 he became a deacon, but was never a priest, except for a brief period in Switzerland at Vevey. His first journey began on 26 March 1821 to Constantinople, Greece and the Holy Land, and on his return to England he began to publish accounts of his travels. He died in Penzance on 19th April 1844 and is buried in Gulvald.