Volume 3: Daily journal book, 1 May 1891-26 January 1899

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Friday May 1st. Revd. C. F. Garnsey conducted Service Miss Williams took Strachan to the Hospital. Mary Ann Ditchman brought in by her Brother and Sister.

Ladies General Committee. Mary Halloran admitted Mary Ann Ditchman admitted Annie Richardson gone as housekeeper to Mr. John Brown of Walleroo at five shillings a week. 5 pupils

Saturday 2nd. The Laundress out for the afternoon.

Sunday 3rd. Mr. Hopkins conducted morning service Revd. Orr afternoon Do [ditto] Mr. Doulton evening Do

Monday 4th. Nothing of importance to record. 3 pupils

Tuesday 5th. Ladies Sub Committee no business. 4 pupils

Wednesday 6th. Mary Ann Ditchman with two other girls were discovered in the act of getting away over the drying ground wall. when called to her work Ditchman refused to do any work using very foul language the Matron wrote to her mother to take her away she had such a bad influence over the young girls. 5 pupils

Mr. Freeland gave the Inmates an entertainment with his Magic Lantern

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Thursday 7th Mary Ann Ditchman was taken away by her Mother & Sister. Mr. Fletcher conducted eveng service.

Friday 4 pupils 8th. Revd C. F. Garnsey conducted service

Saturday 5 pupils 9th. The Matron & Teacher out this afternoon.

Sunday 10th Mr Jordan conducted morning service Mr. Armstrong afternoon Do Mr Dobbie evening Do The Matron & Officers out to their usual services.

Monday 11th. The new Laundress Mrs. Hun told the Matron that she wished to leave the situation at the end of her month

Tuesday 3 pupils 12th Ladies Sub Committee Mary May asked to leave the Institution she was persuaded by the Ladies to remain. The Matron was instructed to look for another Laundress.

Wednesday 4 pupils 13th Mr Freeland conducted even'g service

Thursday 4 pupils 14th Mr Jordan conducted even'g service.

Friday 4 pupils 15th Revd C. F. Garnsey conducted service

Saturday 5 pupils 16th Ellen Humphry taken in a mass of bruises from her husband's treatment Sub-matron & Laundress out

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Sunday 17th. Mr. Hodgson conducted afternoon service. The Matron Sub Matron & Teacher out to their usual services.

Monday 18th. Ellen Humphry so ill that it was deemed adviseable to send her to the Hospital. The Doctor receiving her said she was decidedly a subject for hospital treatment. Mrs. Williams brought Mary Toohey from Callan Park. Tuesday 3 pupils 19th. Ladies Sub Committee. Three applications for the situation of Laundress. Mrs. Everest to be given a fortnights trial. Mary Toohey admitted. Wednesday 3 pupils 20th. Mrs. Bray brought Catherine Copps to be received. Rvd. Joseph Campbell with Mr. W. P. Faithfull gave the inmates a Magic Lantern entertainment specially requested by Mr. Alfred Cook who received them. Thursday 5 pupils 21st. Nothing of importance to record. Friday 4 pupils 22nd. Revd. C. F. Garnsey conducted services. Saturday 6 pupils 23rd. Mrs. Hun Laundress left the Institution. Mrs. Everest arrived. Sunday 24th. Amy Dampier & Emily Donnelly asked admission & were received.

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Sunday Mr. Doulton conducted morning service. 24th. Revd. Orr afternoon ditto Mr. Alfred Cook evening ditto. The Matron & Officers out to their usual services.

Monday 25th. Holiday in honour of the Queen's Birthday, the Inmates worked until the dinner hour and spent afternoon & evening in various games, enjoying a sumptuous tea with cakes & fruit provided for them by Mrs. J. H. Goodlet Hon. Sec. for which they desire to return their best thanks. Emma Anderson asked admission and was received. Susan Taylor sent by Mr. Maxted was also received.

Tuesday 26th. Ladies Sub Committee. Catherine Copps, Amy Dampier, Emily Donnelly, Emma Anderson & Susan Taylor admitted. Wednesday 5 pupils 27th. Nothing of importance to record. Thursday 7 pupils 28th. Nothing of importance to record. Friday 7 pupils 29th. Mr. Rowsell gave the Inmates an Entertainment with his Magic Lantern Saturday 7 pupils 30th. Laundress out for the afteroon. Sunday 31st. Louisa Henson asked admission. Mr. Armstrong conducted afternoon Service The Officers out to their usual Services.

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Monday June 1st. Nothing of importance to record. Tuesday 3 pupils 2nd. Ladies Sub Committee. Louisa Henson spoken to the Ladies advise that Miss Williams should take her to the Doctor for an order to some Hospital she is too sick to be admitted into this Institution. Wednesday 6 pupils 3rd. Miss Williams took Henson to the Doctor who could not send her to any other institution than Newington to which place she positively refused to go, she consequently left Miss Williams to go to an acquaintance in Waterloo Miss Williams brought Jessie Thompson a former inmate to be received. Mr. Cooper conducted evening service. Thursday 5 pupils 4th. Mr. Fletcher conducted evening service. Friday 8 pupils 5th. Mr. C. F. Garnsey conducted service. Ladies General Comittee Jessie Thompson & Ellen Teney admitted. Miss Garden engaged as Laundress on a months trial, Mrs. Everest finding the work too heavy for her. Saturday 7 pupils 6th. Teachers out for the afternon. Mrs. Everest left the Institution. Miss Garden arrived.

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