Sunday, November 18 1759

Myself and servant at church in the morning… We had a brief read for the parish church of Dyndlebury (or some such like name) in the county of Oxford, the charge of rebuilding which, exclusive of the of materials, amounts to the sum of £1237 and upwards, to which I gave one penny. We dined on a bullock’s skirt pudding, a plain butter pudding, turnips and potatoes. Myself and servant at church in the afternoon… At home all day except being at church. Mr Thornton at our house in the evening, to whom and in the day read 2 of Tillotson’s sermons and part of Burkitt on the New Testament. Rec’d of Thomas Durrant the 2/- I lent him the 16th instant.

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