Diary of Rev Edward Stevens

Tuesday, 28th October, 1873 

I gave Johns leave to go to a concert this evening.

Bell and I called on Mr and Mrs Taylor (organist at New), Threlfall, Banbury Road.

Sunday, 16th November, 1873

Holy Communion at New College chapel. The Warden celebrated, I assisted, taking the elements round to the communicants in their seats.

Rev A Spencer called this evening.

Monday, 24th November, 1873

Mr and Mrs Johns called. Drove Wingate to Horspath and to Great Milton to call on Alison, of Keble, who is curate there.

Friday, 28th November, 1873

Received a letter from Solomon, the jeweller of Cornmarket, concerning a gold chain which Johns wished to buy of him on credit.

Wednesday, 10th December, 1873

Johns went down.

Drove to Sandford for Evening Service. Extremely dense fog. Mr Wills accompanied me. Mr Hill preached for me. Mr Lee was not there.

Thursday, 11th December, 1873

Drove to Sandford. Took back lamps borrowed from Mr Ottacouy last night. Left with Rev Vernon Green the exam papers in English History of Mr Hurst’s Linden House School.

Monday, 15th December, 1873

Paid Spottiswoode & Co for printing circulars respecting pupils. £16.5.

Took Mr Leonard’s duty at New this evening.

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