Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England

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  • 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 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 ...
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    January 23, 1840 January 24, 1840 January 25, 1840
  • Page 66

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

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    Turley spoke of the knowledge of God coveri ng the earth as the waters cover the great deep &c I blessed 5 children & lade hands upon 5 that were sick Spent the night in Burslem took supper with Brother Isaac Whittaker. distance of the day 14 miles January 28, 1840 ~ Tuesday 28th I applyed for a license but the justice had not power to grant me one [FIGURE] that he knew of. I preached in Birmingham ^Birslem^ ...
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    January 28, 1840 January 29, 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 ...
    Dates:
    January 30, 1840 January 31, 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 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 ...
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    February 12, 1840 February 13, 1840
  • Page 78

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

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    February 19, 1840 ~ Wednesday Feb 19th I spent the day at Alford Cordons & in the evening I walked to New Castle & preached there was two Methodist Preachers present & they were filled with anger because of the truth of God one by name of Robert Brown rejected my testimony & said I should go to the Bottomless pit & all that followed me. It was manifest what spirit was in the man. After meeting I Baptized one & ...
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    February 19, 1840 February 20, 1840 February 21, 1840 February 22, 1840
  • Page 79

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

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    February 23, 1840 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached in Stoke in the morn ing & confirmed one I communed with the Saints at Brother [blank] Whittaker in Lane end I also preached in the evening. Distance of the day 3 m February 24, 1840 ~ Monday 23 24th I walked to Stone with Brother Samuel Hancock & several other Brother & preached at Widow Gilberts & thence returned to Hanly ...
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    February 23, 1840 February 24, 1840 February 25, 1840 February 26, 1840 February 27, 1840 February 28, 1840
  • Page 141

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

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    & Elders W. Woodruff H. Glover & G A Smith preached in the afternoon 2 were Baptized & Confirmed 2 were healed by the laying on of hands. spent the night with G. A. Smith. at Sister Bartlebys 6 miles June 29, 1840 ~ Monday 29th Minutes of a Conference held at Hanly, Staffordshire, England. on the 29th Day of June 1840 The various Churches of the Staffordshire Potteries met in Conference at the ...
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    June 29, 1840
  • Page 55

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    New Castle spent some little time at Father Rowleys who was vary feeble. There is many silk manufacterers in New Castle [FIGURE] I Purchased 15 yards of Black silk for a dress for Phebe at 2/2 per yard [FIGURE] £1 12 6 & 7 yards of lineing at /4 1/2 per yard £0 2 7 1/2 this was considerd as cheap £1 15 1 1/2 as any could be bought in England according to the quality I walked with several Brethren to ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1841