Hanley, Staffordshire, England

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  • Page 112

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    John Tayler commence his Labours in Liverpool, that P. P. Pratt go to Manchester to publish the periodical & that George A. Smith go to the Potteries & that Elders Brigham Young & W Richards go with me into the field or vineyard which I had opened in Herefordshire & the adjoining county. So I took the parting hand ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1840 April 20, 1840 April 21, 1840
  • Page 246

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    A Synopsis of the travels & labours OF W. WOODRUFF. IN A.D. 1840 Traveled in ENGLAND & WALES visited the following Towns & Cities Towns & Cities Population Shires Liverpool 280,000 Lancashire Preston 60,000 Ditto Manchester 350,000 Ditto New Castle, Tunstell Burslem, Hanley, Potteries Stoke & Longton 70,000 Staffordshire Stafford 20,000 Ditto
  • Page 63

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    We took the parting hand with Elder Wm Clayton ^{after blessing him}^ & the Saints in Manchester & took the Coach & road through Mackelsfield, Stockport, Congleton, Tunstell, & to Burslem in Staffordshire we spent the night in Burslem with Elder Alfred Cordon at Club buildings Navigation road. According to the Costum of the Country we rode upon the outside of the Coach ...
    Dates:
    January 22, 1840
  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    The whole population of the Potteries in 1838 was 65000. These potteries are for the ma- nifactering of English China, Crockery & stone ware of every description We visited Hanley & Sup'd at Brother William Benbow's at Hanley Market Place, Staffordshire Potteries. Keeper of Provision Store. Brother Benbow was not at home but we were much pleased with his Lady Sister Ann Benbow, she was Strong in faith & manifested much interest at our arivel to England from ...
    Dates:
    January 23, 1840 January 24, 1840 January 25, 1840
  • Page 65

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    we repaired to the water & the ordinance was admin istered by Elder Cordon in the presince of many hun- dreds. We returned to Burslem & spent the night 8 m January 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th I preached in Burslem at the preaching house in high street, had the spirit of preaching. I dined with Brother Henry Glover. I addressed the Saints & broke bread unto them. I took supper with Brother Daniel Bower. I preached at ...
    Dates:
    January 26, 1840 January 27, 1840
  • Page 67

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    night at his house. Distance of the day 3 miles ^I blessed 3 children^ January 30, 1840 ~ Thursday 29 30th I visited each appartment of the Silk factory in New Castle & saw them manur- factor silks from the raw article to the weavers loom. I walked to Mr [blank] Rowleys accompanied by Brother James Martin from thence I walked to Burslem. The Sun shone beautiful & plesant & the fields all looked green as Summer ...
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    January 30, 1840 January 31, 1840
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    February 1, 1840 ~ Saturday Jan 3 Feb 1st I walked to Burslem & spent the Day & to Hanley & to spent the night 4 mil February 2, 1840 ~ Sunday Feb 2nd Sunday I Preached in Hanley was opposed by a Methodist Priest but he went of[f] confounded I met with the Saints in Burslem & adminis tered the sacrament unto them & blessed 6 children. I preached in the evening in Hanley to a ...
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    February 1, 1840 February 2, 1840 February 3, 1840
  • Page 69

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    gentleman walking before, groceries. Twelve Colliers fall 756 feet into way pit killed dead, dogs, Bacon, Bread, police men, preach, O. Hide Timely warnings cat, walk, gas lights, Thorn Headge, Scotch Soldiers ostrich feathers, bear legs, war with china, cat, pray, undress, by dawn, sleep, Dream, 265, Market place, Hanley. February 4, 1840 ~ Tuesday Feb 4th Wake, dress, pray, eate, talk, walk to Burslem rain & wind. [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Elder W ...
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    February 4, 1840 February 5, 1840
  • Page 70

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    February 6, 1840 ~ Thursday Feb 6th I received a letter from Elder Turley [FIGURE] I wrote a Letter to Elder Turley in an swer to his. & walked to Tunstell & returned to Hanly preached upon the Book of Mormon to 4 or 500 persons some of which were full of wrath & when I closed those that were angry because of the word of God arose upon a Bench & began to reject my testi mony & rave like madmen but I ...
    Dates:
    February 6, 1840 February 7, 1840
  • Page 74

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    & after preaching one came to be Baptized a female we called upon her Sister we ^as^ we passed along & she said she would obey the gospel also. We then called upon another woman who was believing, but she made objections to being Baptized then because she had a dead child in the house I told her to lett let the dead bury the Dead but rise & follow Christ & she did & we walked two miles & I baptized the three 3 females their husbands ...
    Dates:
    February 12, 1840 February 13, 1840