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April 28

I know I have heard a nightingale now from Mr Krishaws? drawing room even with window closed - and when opened felt this is no myth.

Emma unduly tenuous, a lesson not to expect appreciation for exertion - but try for a single mind "work for the work itself".


She sees her error and writes that the Uncles, in council with herself, have decided for Richard to go to Sandhurst. I hope my conviction is correct. The best, as it appears, the only thing to be done.

May 2

Took up my abode in the Noel Road in attendance on Mr Hipkins my dentist - a matter of necessity, no option.


The removal of five teeth, scarcely worth a record, but that of thankfulness for past comfort and being kept from painful anticipations, at which I marvel; but, for God's goodness.


Mrs Addenbrook safely so far thro' the operation of a tumour removed from her neck - Mr Baker the operator Drs Bodington and Lakin present. May so valuable life long be spared.

Not an heir but heiress, a young Bellamite born at the Rookery.

Photo - Bowdon & Wife first occupants of Alms Houses at Boldmere - PG 81

Photo - Capt Henry Blick - one of my two pupils. See green book Pg 11. Hero of the 'Souchays', Queensland

Newscutting re Sutton Coldfield - The Annual Repository Sale in aid of Church Missionary Society will be held at the Town Hall on Tuesday next, May 26 and Wednesday next May 27. It will begin at Two o'clock

Newscutting re Thomas Vincent Holbeche passes exam as attorney and solor.


Hotel Meeting - see next page.


Thos Vincent came home.


Richard's nomination for examination as a candidate for Commission in the Royal Marines came from Mr Bromley Davenport - who seconded my recommendation to the Rt Honb T L Cory 1st Lord of the Admiralty, many wires used to move the main spring, Mrs Robinson proposed the scheme and I laboured to achieve it.


Ascension Day - I attended service at St Philips and afterwards underwent the severity of teething, a trial for one to bear, and the other to forbear {indecipherable text} them out) to persevere or give up {indecipherable text} Purgatory, I say Martyrdom {indecipherable text} at 14 Noel Road. Great Success. very thankful.

Newscutting re Captain R Holbeche to be Major in Royal Munster Fusiliers and "Great Success - very thankful".