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1879, March 4th, Tuesday

Mrs Jarvis came at my request and I examined her for Confirmation. Mrs Eliza Lamb came and said her son in law R. Lovell of Chipping Warden would like to take the Heath Farm.

Funeral of Mrs Kaye.

Boys came this evening for their Confirmation Cards – and signed my book promising with God’s help to remain faithful members of the Church of England. John Lines, who had been irregular in his attendance said he had had a bad foot etc. On his making good promises I gave him his ticket. Spicer did not come this evening, though I heard he was outside.

1879, March 5th, Wednesday

… to be continued when our diary-transcribing elf has a spare moment. The diaries continue (with gaps), up to January 1897.

Read about the Rev Edward Stevens here.