The full text of Recollections of an Evangelist" by Robert Gribble,
published in 1860 is available on Google Books Cheers, Jocelyn
I can't find a full text version of this on Google Books, it just says "No
preview". It does have the full text of "Memorials of Barnstaple" by
Gribble, who I think was Robert's brother, perhaps you were thinking of
Regrettably Google leads huge numbers of people astray by claiming to
digitise all these books. So they do, but if you have an IP address anywhere
other than in the US, you are all too often cut off from seeing these books,
as Google seem to find it too difficult to establish whether a book
published in 1858 might still be in copyright.
Whereas "Report and transactions of the Devonshire Association for the
Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art", published 1867, is available
in the UK in full view. There's nothing like consistency - and that's
(Don't know what the 2nd book is - I'm just using it as a for instance).