The Abinger Monthly Record – March 1890

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

Abinger Record January 1890 Cover
Abinger Record March 1890
Page 34

Complaint against the Parish Churches Bill, stating that it preferentially benefits the clergy and snubs churchwardens.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 36

The Central London Underground Railway is proposed, to the opposition of many rate payers.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 37 Pt 1

Details of the ‘interesting’ ceremony of the Glanville Charity.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 37 Pt 2

Details emerge about the rough music incident where a smock wearing unknown man sereades the Rector with criticism, in the historical style of rough music

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 40
Abinger Record March 1890
Page 41 Pt 1

Continuation of the Glanville Ceremony.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 41 Pt 2

Details of Chess match between Surrey and Kent, organised by the Surrey County Chess Association.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 42

A Shere Cycling Club is formed.

Abinger Record March 1890 Page 43
Pt 1

The Puritan community in Abinger is accused of condemning the innocent amusement of dancing at the most recent Fair-Day, despite ‘the clergy now generally supporting the entertainment’.

Abinger Record March 1890
Page 43 Pt 2

The proposed building of the Surrey County Council headquarters is discussed, where Epsom states it is the most suitable location.

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