The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
November 15th, 2012 by admin

Hello

Welcome to the Diary of Mary Ann Denham who wrote her diary in the years 1857 – 1859, whilst living at Wootton Bridge in the Isle of Wight. We will be publishing Mary’s diary entries as they appeared in her diary.

If you would like to read the diary in her own handwriting  please go to the diary website at www.victoriandiary.org.uk/index.php

February 13th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Sunday 13th February 1859

Julia received a valentine and Mr. W. W. D. gave me a very pretty ring –

Webmasters note: This is the last entry in the diary. To find out what became of Mary and her family and friends please go to http://victoriandiary.org.uk/denham.php

February 7th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Monday 7th February 1859

Mr. C Pike cut the pine and rose trees. In the afternoon the Rev. N Benham called to see Grandma.

February 6th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Sunday 6th February 1859

Cousin William dined with us. In the afternoon Julia and I went to Wootton Church.

February 3rd, 1859 by Mary Ann

Thursday 3rd February 1859

Mother and Julia went into Newport. Julia brought herself a mantle and silk dress.

February 2nd, 1859 by Mary Ann

Wednesday 2nd February 1859

Julia  went to Newport.

January 31st, 1859 by Mary Ann

Monday 31st January 1859

The duck laid an egg.

January 29th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Friday 29th January 1859

The pullet commenced laying.

January 28th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Thursday 28th January 1859

Mother and I went to Shide.

January 27th, 1859 by Mary Ann

Wednesday 27th January 1859

Mother returned from Ryde.