My holiday is over

Monday July 2nd - Sunday July 8th 1900

Monday July 2nd

Very stormy all day, bright in between. My holiday is over, started work again today.

The anniversary services continued today. Mr Skerry of Camberwell preached in the afternoon, then there was tea and a public meeting at 7.30. Mr King Smith, Chairman, speakers Mr Hunt, the minister of Callowland Baptist chapel. Mr Skerry and Mr Stuart. There was not a very large number present.

Tuesday July 3rd

Another showery day, but not so bad as yesterday. Went to C.E Meeting. Topic – When is a nation safe.

Wednesday July 4th

Dull but no rain. Caught the 6.15 train home, had some tea then went to week night service. Afterwards walked up with Mrs Bailey as far as her house, went in to see how she had had the garden altered, stayed for about half an hour. They have been away at Margate. Mr Bailey has not been at all well.

Thursday July 5th

Dull in the morning but cleared up nice and fine afterwards. Mother went to Lil’s to dinner and Flo’s to tea. I got home at 6.30 got myself some tea then went to Lil’s to call for Mother, we got home about 9.30.

Friday July 6th

Rather dull in the morning but cleared up nice and fine afterwards. Mother went to Lil’s to dinner and Flo’s to tea. I got home at 6.30 got myself some tea then went to Lil’s to call for Mother, we got home about 9.30.

Saturday July 7th

A nice bright day a cool wind blowing.

Stayed on until 5 o’clock. After tea I went down to Mrs Langstone with some creme silk for a blouse. She is very busy so cannot make it this week. As I came home I met Elsie Ludbrook and she told me they has had a telegram to say Arthur Knowles had passed away. He has been ill for six months and died at the consumptive Hospital at Hampstead. Minnie Whitbread called in this evening, she is staying at her sister Connie’s at Watford. She went with me to the prayer meeting and I went to Queens Street on the bus with her.

Sunday July 8th

A very nice day but still rather cool. I went to S.S this morning the first time for ever so long as my voice would not stand twice a day but I hope it is stronger now. Mother and I went to Mrs Bailey’s to tea. We had tea in the garden, it was very nice out there. After Chapel we walked up with Miss Bonsey and her Mother as far as their house and had a look round the garden. I sat in the porch and eat some raspberries.

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