The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859

Archive for June, 1857

June 30th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Tuesday 30th June 1857

I was taken very ill this morning not able to get up but very glad to think I did not go any pleasure seeking yesterday.

June 29th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Monday 29th June 1857

General holiday, we were invited to join a party to go to Bembridge but we declined the invitation., Teaparty at Gunville, Mrs Cooper, Miss Julia Cooper and Mr. G. Cooper went they arrived home about 10 o’clock. Julia went to Balams Farm.

June 22nd, 1857 by Mary Ann

Monday 22nd June 1857

Lovely weather out of doors, very stormy within.

June 21st, 1857 by Mary Ann

Sunday 21st June 1857

Julia and I went to church W. Lee preached. In the evening Mrs Alford Miss Alford Norah I and Julia and Mr. R C went to Woodside arrived home about a 1/4 to ten o’clock

June 19th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Friday 19th June 1857

Mother took Cousins home.

June 18th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Thursday 18th June 1857

Paid Mr. W White £2.1.0 for coals.

June 17th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Wednesday 17th June 1857

I and Julia went to Newport to have our new dresses tried on.

June 16th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Tuesday 16th June 1857

I paid the Chapel sitting.

June 15th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Monday 15th June 1857

Cousins Eliza Ann and Emma Jane came in the van to stay with us a few days.

June 10th, 1857 by Mary Ann

Wednesday 10th June 1857

Mr Pike cut the hedge