The Diary of John Carrington - July 1805

Audio footage of extracts from Carrington's diary

Read by Keith Morbey

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Wednesday 24th

To Mr Bourchiers in afternoon to carry eggs, from thence to Esq Vaux Bramfield Place to see the Cricket Match in the plot before his little new house ….drank tea there with Mrs Vaux and Mr Vaux’s sister. The single men (against) the married men in Bramfield. The married men beat:

Vaux paid.

Thursday 25th

To Tewin Upper Green afternoon to see the cricket match. The married men of Tewin and Bachelors for a good supper of a fillet of veal; ham and a knuckle of veal and leg of mutton, beans and peas etc. The married men lost. I spent on the Green with old Street (the constable) from Norton…..

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