The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
October 31st, 1858

Sunday 31st October 1858

I went to Wootton Church. Cousin William went to Havenstreet. In the afternoon Mr. W.W.D and Mr. F.L. drank tea with us. In the evening we went for a walk. The Atrahs arrived at Southampton.

August 1st, 1858

Sunday 1st August 1858

Julia and the two pets went to Wootton Church. In the afternoon I and Annie went to St. Peters Church at Havenstreet, met cousin William and Mr. John Krothson Artist we were very much pleased with the Rev. Mr. Kent – Mr. Simkin came a short way home with us , when we arrived at Wootton Villa we found two of Julia’s friends came to drink tea with us so we had a very agreeable party of friends assembled, after tea Julia and her friends went for a walk. Cousin William and Mr. Krothson left about 9 o’clock and Julia’s friend about ½ past 9 o’clock.