Extracts from Rev. Elton's diaries

  • Newspaper announcement of Elton's appointment in 1849
Archive Notes:

Extracts with quotations from Edward Elton's diaries 1850 - 1884. Also in "Wheatley Records" 956-1956 by W.O.Hassell. Record 2261 is a more complete version.

Elton was appointed at the end of June 1849, despite Rev. John Garrett remaining in post away until November 1849.

See also record 2461 for details of the so-called riot in October 1849.

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