The Abinger Monthly Record – December 1889

More news from Abinger from 131 years ago. Thank you once again to Melissa Schaupp for her reporting.

Abinger Record
December 1889 Cover
Abinger Record December 1889 Page 65
Abinger Record December 1889 Page 66

Unseasonably warm weather. Roses flowering in November.

Abinger Record December 1889 Page 67

Local artist Frank Walton exhibits three paintings in the London Institute of Painters in Oil Colour. During the Museum’s WW1 War Memorial research, we discovered that Frank’s son Geoffrey was one of the names on the Holmbury St. Mary memorial.

The “Home Meadows” can be seen here.

Abinger Record December 1889 Page 69 Pt. 1
Abinger Record December 1889 Page 69 Pt 2

Reports of the Wotton and Abinger Torchlight Society Bonfire Celebration on November 5th – and visit of the Shere “Bonfire Boys” to Wotton.

 Details of the inscriptions of Wotton Church Bells.

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