Sent Mr Lee notice of resignation of curacy of Sandford at Michaelmas next. Also to Bishop.
Diary of Rev Edward Stevens
Mr Taylor tried my voice in the College Chapel.
Rev F A and Mrs Wilson etc came to tea.
Chamberlain and Hutton went down for vacation.
Mr and Mrs Wingate came to tea. They are lodging at Horspath.
Bell, self and G de Trafford dined with Rev F A and Mrs Wilson.
Drove to Sandford.
Trial of voices of candidates for vacant chaplaincy of New College.
Julius Sankey and Mr Pope came in evening.
Diary labels the entry as “Aug” rather than “Jul”.
Drove Bell to Wytham.
Preached Club Sermon at Sandford. Drove to Horspath and brought in Mr and Mrs Wingate.
Attended Ruridecanal Chapter at Dr Warburton’s, Iffley Rectory. Received a lesson in chanting from Mr Taylor, organist of New College.
Went to London and stayed at Thomas Brown’s, Bushey Villa, Burton Road, Brixton.
Went with Mr Brown to Curzon Chapel, Mayfair this morning. Hole is assistant curate there. We went to St Michael’s, Stockwell in the evening.
Met Hole at Waterloo Station and accompanied him to North Cheam.
Mr Hole had the Sunday scholars and teachers of St Michael’s, Stockwell to luncheon and tea.
Went to Islington with Mr and Mrs Hole. Called on Conrad Meyer.
Hole and I went to Wimbledon.
Returned from North Cheam to Oxford.
Drove to Wallingford. Took morning and afternoon duty. Harry accompanied me. Dined with Mr Hilliard, Churchwarden.
Received appointment to chaplaincy at New College through Mr Lee. £100 per annum, duty one week in 3. Withdrew resignation of curacy and wrote to Bishop.
Rosa returned from Ryde accompanied by Miss Henderson.
Two Misses Moore and their niece came on brief visit. Called on Mr Lee.
The Misses Moore left.
Rowed to Kennington. Took tea with Rev Vernon Green. Went over Littlemore asylum.
Bell went to Cheltenham. Telegraphed to Mrs Shelburne, Rock Street, Kemp Town, Brighton for apartments.
At home all day being unwell.
Self, Rosa and Harry went to Brighton. Stayed the night at Chatfields Hotel.
Took apartments at 154 Marine Parade. Bell is at present at Cheltenham.
Brighton. Mr Hole, who is taking duty for Mr Haslam who is locum tenens for Rev E B Elliot, St Mark’s, Kemp Town, came to dinner and tea.
Read prayers this afternoon at St Mark’s, Kemp Town. Hole preached.
Bell came from Cheltenham to Brighton.
Walked to Lewes with Harry, revisited the scenes of my youth. Returned by rail.
I read prayers at St Mark’s Church. Mr Haslam preached.
Mr and Mrs Hole came to Brighton and dined with us.
Dined with Mr and Mrs Hole. Returned to Oxford via Victoria and Paddington.
Rev F A Wilson, Mrs W, Katie and Aubrey came in evening. Mrs Powell called.
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