The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859

Archive for October, 1858

October 17th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Sunday 17th October 1858

I went to Wootton Church. Julia spent the day at Cousin Williams. Mr. F.L…. and Miss J. B…. drank tea with us after when they went to meet Julia. Mr. W.W.D called to see us about 7 o’clock and about ¼ past 8 o’clock Mr….. and Miss J….. called in so for about an hour […]

October 16th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Saturday 16th October 1858

Mr. James Moody married at Arreton Church to Miss Mary Ann Russell. In the evening Julia walked to Newport.

October 14th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Thursday 14th October 1858

Mr. C. Pike married.

October 13th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Wednesday 13th October 1858

Mr. W.W.D. called to see us.

October 11th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Monday 11th October 1858

I drove mother as far as Ryde in the donkey cart.  Mrs. C. Dennis came home with me and after dinner we went into Newport – Mr. Williams opened a new confectionery etc shop opposite The Bugle Inn last Saturday.

October 10th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Sunday 10th October 1858

A very wet day. In the evening Miss Thorne came to see us.

October 9th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Saturday 9th October 1858

Very showery weather. In the evening Julia and I went to Newport. We arrived home about 9 o’clock. Mr. W.W.D came part of the way home with us.

October 8th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Friday 8th October 1858

Mother came to see us.

October 7th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Thursday 7th October 1858

Mr. Hearn called to see Grandma. I went to Wootton Post Office.

October 4th, 1858 by Mary Ann

Monday 4th October 1858

Grandma made some blackberry and rhubarb wine.