The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
October 4th, 1857

Sunday 4th October 1857

Poor old man Barkham was buried at Arreton, 92 years of age, Mr. George Cooper was undertaker.

In the evening Mr.G.C. and Mrs. Cooper called to see us. We heard Mr. A. Cooper and Mrs Cooper pass by on their return home to Rookley, after spending a day at Wootton.

February 23rd, 1857

Monday 23rd February 1857

This afternoon there was a running and walking race on the Arreton road.

February 19th, 1857

Thursday 19th February 1857

Mrs Jackman’s little girl buried at Arreton.