The Diary of Mary Ann Denham

Wootton Bridge 1857 -1859
December 7th, 1857

Monday 7th December 1857

I went to Balams Farm to pay for the run of “Daisy”.

May 10th, 1857

Sunday 10th May 1857

Mr George Coopers birthday, I went to church Mr Scot has preached at Wootton 2 years today. In 1856 the sacrament was administrated 6 times. There was 190 communicants this year, it was administrated 8 times and 226 communicants . Mr Scots text was from the 16th verse of the second chapter of Corinthians “Who is sufficient for these things”.

In the afternoon drank tea at Balams Farm, after tea Mrs Alford, Miss Alford, Nora and I went for a long walk, we called on Mrs H. Williams. I arrived home about quarter to 9 o’clock. Julia had gone part of the way home with Cousin William.


April 26th, 1857

Sunday 26th April 1857

I went to church. In the afternoon Julia went to Littletown and drank tea at Balams Farm. Mr G.C. called to see her.