Sunday, 5 January 2014

Rudby Parish Magazine: February 1892

Excerpts from the parish magazine of Rudby-in-Cleveland:

CHURCH OFFERTORIES
Dec. 27th, 1891 ....................... £1 3s. 8½d.
Jan. 3rd, 1892 .......................... 8s. 1d.
Jan. 10th, 1892 ........................ 10s. 0d.
Jan. 17th, 1892 ........................ 14s. 8½d.

MARRIAGE
Jan. 2nd – Harry Butler and Hannah Honeyman, both of Hutton.

BURIALS
Jan. 12th – Thomas Milburn, of Hutton, aged 77 years
Jan. 16th – James Richardson, of Potto Carr Farm, Parish of Whorlton, aged 65 years
Jan. 16th – William Hammond, of Hutton, aged 47 years

EAST ROUNTON
There is a Service in the Church at East Rounton on Sundays at 2.30 pm

CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT'S, MIDDLETON-ON-LEVEN
A Service is held on alternate Sundays at 2.30 pm

COAL AND BLANKET CLUB
The names of those who have kindly subscribed to the Coal and Blanket Club this year are –
Viscount and Viscountess Falkland
Mrs Sadler
Mrs Brigham
Mr A B Wilson
Miss Wilson
Miss Paver
Mr Barthram
Mrs Chapman
Miss O'Connor
Mr Park
The Misses Park
Mr T Bowes Wilson
Mrs Blair
Mr Passman
Mr Coverdale
N. H. Coal Company
These subscriptions amounted to £13 10s. 7d.  Money paid into Club by members, £17 0s. 9d.  With this fund 25 tons of coal and 9 pairs of warm blankets were distributed to the members, the total amount paid for the coals and sending being £24 16s. 9d., and for the blankets £5 9s. 9d.

Our best thanks are again due to Mrs Brigham this year for the time and thought she has given to the Coal Club.  Her good work is much appreciated throughout the village, both by the poor and by those who realise what an amount of labour and of anxiety is incurred by the successful carrying on of a Coal Club.

CONFIRMATION
A Confirmation will be held at Yarm on March 7th.  It is requested that the names of those desirous to be confirmed may be sent in at once to the Vicar.

CHOIR TEA
The members of the Choir and their friends gathered together at the Schoolhouse on December 29th, for their Annual Tea.  After a comfortable tea dancing began, and continued with unabated spirit until one o'clock in the morning.  The dancing was interspersed with a few much-appreciated songs from Miss Clarkson.  

The Sunday School Tea took place on December 31st.  Oh, children!  judging from the noise you made you must have been happy.  Prizes were given to the scholars for attendance at school during the year.

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