The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
January 18th, 1858

Monday 18th January 1858

Mother and I went to Newport. In the evening Julia and I went to Newport to the Queens Rooms. Rev. Dr. Cummings delivered a lecture on the bible. Its objection, general adaptions and chapters. The room was very much crowded. Mr. Hall from Parkhurst ¬†took the chair. Mr Ward, Mr. Smith and Mr. Froghatt and others was on the platform. The meeting closed about 9 o’clock.