Stoke-Upon-Trent, 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 with the Twelve & Saints & ...
    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 & we had an exceding ...
    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 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 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 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 ...
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    February 6, 1840 February 7, 1840
  • Page 71

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

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    cost of one set of China for Dining & tea for about 20 or 30 persons £1100 or $5,500. this at Copelands & Garrets factory whare as good china is made as any in the world it is much superior to that made in China. Brother John Rowley made me a presant of a china Box as a token of Friendship with the follow[ing] inscription upon it in gold Willford & Pheabe Woodruff A Present from Stoke Upon Trent ...
  • Page 75

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

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    I returned to Burslem & spent the night 3 miles February 14, 1840 ~ Friday 14th I had an interview with Brothers Heath & Wych I walked to Stoke & preached to Brother Humes & returned to Hanly & spent the night at Brother Benbows 5 m February 15, 1840 ~ Saturday 15 Walked to Burslem & spent the day in writing February 16, 1840 ~ ...
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    February 14, 1840 February 15, 1840 February 16, 1840 February 17, 1840
  • Page 76

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

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    town. Their was a London Merchant present that had been rich & honorable but through the hard times was reduced to beggarly & had but 12 1/2 penny to carry him 100 miles great Distress is beginning to come upon the Land. We spent the night at the house of Widow Gilberts. Distance of the day 10 m Lord Melbourn, & Marquiss of Landsdown. is about to resign their seat in Parliment because they cannot make out the money they wish, & Lord John Russel will take their place ...
    Dates:
    February 18, 1840