Wood’s diary – excerpts

1856. March 2nd. Sunday

Cake
The Warden preached on “God’s hatred of Sin” – extempore. A good sermon. Walked with Morgan. The simnel [cake] arrived by a porter from Oxford and we had it for tea, decorated with crocuses.

 

William Wood’s Diary 1855-1861, ed. by Mark Spurrell, is available from Oxfordshire Record Society. These excerpts are presented to give a flavour of life at Radley in the 1850s

William Wood, DD, Sub-Warden 1855-66 & Warden 1866-70 of Radley College

William Wood, DD, Sub-Warden 1855-66 & Warden 1866-70 of Radley College