Diary Comparison

Sunday 23rd November 1834

Ann Walker’s Entry

Anne Lister’s Entry

Read prayers to Mrs. Lister, went to Church – spoke to Mr. Priestley in coming out after service, Greenwood came up in the evening & was paid  copied part of survey of Navigation –

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale WYC:1525/7/1/5/1/0032

[up at] 8 1/2

[to bed at] 11 1/4 

no kiss fine morning Fahrenheit 42 1/2° at 9 1/4 – breakfast at 9 1/4 – afterwards copying navigation report till 12 1/2 then till 12 55/.. in 25 minutes read prayers (omitting some of them) to my aunt – staid talking a little while – then copying as before for another hour – Adney and I off to Lightcliffe church at 2 – waited 10 minutes – Mr. Wilkinson did all the duty – preached 20 minutes from Matthew xv. 28 – we took a turn or 2 in the walk – then some time with my father and Marian – dinner at 6 – coffee – Adney had Marian about 1/2 hour while I was copying as in the morning – then had Greenwood from 7 35/.. to 9 3/4 – paid him £90 in full for all but the wardrobe doors and the other door in blue room closet – Crutch Sutcliffe a Whig, worth £20,000 – would have me let Northgate on condition of having it at 6 month’s notice – a new market will be wanted in 3 or 4 years – £10,000 will do it – will pay me 20 percent – said I calculated cost £20,000 – interest 10 percent   If I sell my coal, Rawsons will buy it underhand – said not a word against it – told Greenwood to get to know what he could about eventually turning Northgate into an Inn – he is going from home on Saturday – Joseph Wilkinson poor – knows it from Aquilla Green   old Wilkinson not rich – Wilson deeply in with Alexander’s – will have to sell all by and by – Carr poor – must sell by and by – 1/4 hour with my aunt – Adney had been ruling and copying report all the time I had Greenwood – came upstairs at 11 20/.. wrote the above of today – fine day – Fahrenheit 43 1/2° now at 10 35/.. p.m. – 

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale SH:7/ML/E/17/0113

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