Stevens 1877-12-17

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Called on Canon Payne to make arrangements for Feoffees’ meeting and wrote to Rev W S Miller asking whether Monday January 14 next at 2 pm would suit him.

Mr Sharp gave his lecture on Volcanoes this evening. There was a very good attendance of working people and children and many quakers. Receipts £1.3.

Press cutting from Banbury Guardian, 20 December 1877

LECTURE — On Thursday (sic) evening an interesting and instructive lecture on volcanoes was delivered in the schoolroom at Sibford Gower, by Mr Thomas Sharpe, of Ettington, who kindly gave his services for the benefit of the Sibford Lending Library. The Vicar occupied the chair, and the lecture was illustrated with excellent diagrams of the Working Men’s Educational Union. There was a large attendance of the parishioners, by whom the lecturer was warmly received and accorded a vote of thanks for his generous services.