The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
September 26th, 1858

Sunday 26th September 1858

Julia went to Wootton Church. In the afternoon I drank tea at Mr. Dore’s. In the evening I went to St. Thomas’s Church . Mr. W.W.D walked home with me. Miss J. Rolf and Mr. F.L. Cousin William and little Annie drank tea with Grandma. Mr. J.P. called in about 9 o’clock on his return from Portsmouth.

August 8th, 1858

Sunday 8th August 1858

Grandma rather poorly, in the afternoon Julia drank tea at Mr. Dores Newport. Cousin William and Mr. Krothson drank tea with us, after tea they walked into Newport. They returned about 7 o’clock. Grandma very ill obliged to go to bed. Julia returned home about 9 o’clock accompanied by Mr. W.W. Dore.