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.
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Julia received a valentine and Mr. W. W. D. gave me a very pretty ring –
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Mr. C Pike cut the pine and rose trees. In the afternoon the Rev. N Benham called to see Grandma.
Cousin William dined with us. In the afternoon Julia and I went to Wootton Church.
Mother and Julia went into Newport. Julia brought herself a mantle and silk dress.
The pullet commenced laying.
Mother and I went to Shide.
Mother returned from Ryde.