The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
November 18th, 1858

Wednesday 17th November 1858

I went to Newport. In the evening Mr. W.W.D and Mr. F.L. called to see us. Mr. Mew at Mousehill gave a clock for Littletown Chapel.

November 14th, 1858

Sunday 14th November 1858

A funeral sermon preached at Wootton Church by the Rev. Mr. Scot. Julia and I attended morning service. In the afternoon Mr. W.W.D and Mr. F.L. drank tea with us.

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.

October 24th, 1858

Sunday 24th October 1858

Julia went to Wootton Church. In the afternoon Miss D.D. and Miss C.C. drank tea with us, after tea we walked into Newport Church. Mr. W.W.D came and met us. He also came home with me. Mr. F.L called to see Julia they returned to Newport  about 10 o’clock

October 17th, 1858

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 we had a very cheerful and agreeable party.