Stevens 1877-09-18

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Gave supper to the choir in the school room at 7 pm. Roast sirloin of beef, roast leg of mutton, vegetables, plum pudding and tarts all excellently cooked by Mrs Elley. The men retired to Mr Elley’s to smoke their pipes after supper.

There were present

Myself Mr Coles
Miss Stevens Joshua Manning
Miss S Dix Lewis Poulton
Miss M Dix  
Miss Mawle  
Jane Barnes Mr Woolgrove
Bertha Keene  
Mr Elley  
Mr R Austin  
Mr J Harris  
Mr Gascoigne  
Mr R Haines  
Mr W Kaye  
Mr F Horsman  

Mr Hitchcox was invited and promised to come but did not. I made a little speech after supper impressing on them all the importance of attending the practice and the services as regularly as possible.