Richard Hooper’s Diaries, Volume 4 – 1881-1883

PARISH  DIARY, UPTON  &  ASTON  UPTHORPE,  BERKS. 1881

Bought at Newbury, Aug. 18. 1881  (On this day we went to Newbury with an engine and truck for the 1st time)

Richard Hooper, M.A.  Vicar

Nathaniel Humfrey, Church Warden, Upton

Thomas Izzard, Church Warden, Upton

Benjamin Slade, Church Warden, Thorpe

John Breach, Church Warden, Thorpe

1881

Xth Sunday after Trinity, August 21

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11am.  My Text I Cor. II.12.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch.Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3pm.  My Text I. Cor. XII.1.

Navvy Service, Upton, 7pm  My Text I Kings XVII.14.

Monday, August 22

Churched Mrs. W. Howson (a Navvy’s wife) at 10 am.

XIth Sunday after Trinity. August 28

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11am.  My Text S.Luke XVIII.13

Full Service, Upton 3pm.  My Text Ps.CXXXVI.1.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6pm.  My Text S.Luke XVIII.13

(A Churching after Service)

Navvy Service, Upton 8pm.  My Text, Ps.CI.1.

XIIth Sunday after Trinity, September 4th

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I John V.14.15.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper, Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Lucy Hanbury Jones
  • Lady Buller
  • Mrs Allaway

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Mark VI, 49-52.

Baptism after IInd Lesson at Upton of Florence Kate Dove

Full Service, Thorpe 6pm.  My Text I John V.14.15.

Navvy Service, Upton 8pm.  My Text Isai.LXV.24

XIIIth Sunday after Trinity, Sept. 11th

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full  Service, Upton 11 am.  My text S.Luke X. 33, 34.

George Williams (a Navvy) returned thanks for mercies received at Reading Hospital.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text  S. Mark X. 52

Baptized Alfred, son of  Alfred and Mary Baker (a Navvy) after  Service, as they did not come in time for after IInd Lesson.

Full Service, Thorpe 6pm.  My Text S. Mark X. 52.

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text II Kings (15.16.17.)

XIVth Sunday  after Trinity, Sept.18th

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. Luke XVII. 17.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch.Warden
  • John Higgins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Anne Huggins
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke XVII. 17

Navvy Service, Upton 8pm.  My Text, Isai.XLIV. 22

XVth Sunday after Trinity, September 25

No Holy Communion this morning (wet)

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Matt. XI.  33

Full Service Upton 3pm.  My Text Ps.CXIX.59

Baptized after IInd Lesson Sarah Margaret Ellen d. of William and Margaret Howson (Navvy)

I intended the Navvy Service to be at Upton at 4.30 but no one came, so I have re-vested D.V. next Sunday to the 8 pm. Service.

Full Service Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XI. 33

XVIth Sunday after Trinity, October 2

Our Harvest Thanksgiving, Upton   The Psalms and Lessons were those I have always chosen

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps.LXV.12.() 1.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey, Ch.Warden
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Revd. Joseph Francis Fuller – Mr. Fuller (late Curate of Hove, Brighton) was staying at Mr. Humfrey’s.
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Lucy Hanbury-Jones
  • Jane Humfrey
  • Emma Langham (Schoolmistress)
  • Harriet King
  • Hannah Elliott

Full service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Isai.XLIII. 22 and 4 following

There was no Navvy Service at Upton as Mrs.Blakeman was just confined.

Full Service Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Ps.XIV.1.

Monday October 3

Hannah Seymour Churched at Upton

XVIIth Sunday after Trinity, October 9

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service Upton 11 am.Sermon by Revd. J.F.Fuller later Curate of Hove near Brighton.  His Text was I.Tim.I.11.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text, Heb.IV.16

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Heb.IV.16

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text S. Luke XIII.7

Monday October 10

Edith Wiltshire Churched at Upton

XVIIIth Sunday after Trinity, October 16

Morning Prayer Upton, 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text Ps.LXV

Our Harvest Thanksgiving.  Sophie Hooper played the harmonium as Louisa Breach was from home.  The Psalms and Lessons such as I have always selected.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Martha Breach

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Thess. IV. 17 last v.

Full Service Thorpe, 6pm.  My Text Gal.VI. 7, 8.

I came home for Navvy-Service, but none came, so we had no Service.

XIXth Sunday after Trinity, October 23

No early Communion at Upton, it being so wet.

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps. CXLIII.10. P.B.V.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text, S. Luke XVII.5.

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Ps. CXLIII.10.P.B.

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text Gen. III.9

Churched Mrs. Blakeman after Afternoon Service at Upton

XXth Sunday after Trinity, October 30

No early Communion at Upton

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S.Matt. XXIV.44 () 1

Banns published at Upton ( 2 pairs)

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XX. 11, 12.

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XXIV. 44 () 1

Baptized Mary Jane Eustace after IInd Lesson

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text II Tim. I 8.() 1

XXIst Sunday after Trinity, November 6

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text Isai. XXVI. 3

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • William Elliott
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • – Powell  (a new Parishioner from Hagbourne)
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Isai. XLIII. 2

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Isai. XXVI. 3.

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text Dan. III. 24

XXIInd Sunday after Trinity, November 13

No Early Communion at Upton

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text, Dan.VI.23. () 2.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John V. 14.

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Dan. VI. 23 () 2.

Baptized Janet Ellen Powell after IInd Lesson

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My Text I Sam. XVII. 37

Thursday, November 17

Married William Richard Baker and Maria Jemima Winter at Upton.

He was a Navvy.

XXIIIrd Sunday after Trinity, November 20

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text Jerem. XXIII. 6.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Slade
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Anne Huggins
  • Jane Powell
  • Miss Patty Lloyd  (Aston Tyrrold)
  • Mrs. George Fuller  (Aston Tyrrold)

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Jer.XXIII. 6.

Baptized Maria Blakeman after IInd Lesson

Navvy Service Upton 8 pm.  My Text Eccles. XI. 13, 14.

Saturday November 26

Married Alfred Woodley  and Anne Greenough at Upton

Ist Sunday in Advent, November 27

No Early Communion at Upton;  terrific gale

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My text Rom. XIII. 12.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Job XIX. 25

Baptized Edward John Wiltshire after IInd Lesson. (Diary shows Blakeman written in error and crossed out!)

Full Service Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Job XIX. 25

Navvy Service, Upton 8 pm.  My text Heb. XI. 7.

Friday December 2

Evening Service Upton 6.30 pm.  My text S. John XII. 48.

The Room in which our Navvy Service were held was pulled down Saturday December 3

IInd Sunday in Advent,  December 4

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke XXI. 33

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • William Elliott
  •  – Powell
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham  (Schoolmistress)
  • Harriet King
  • Fanny King
  • Phoebe Gardiner
  • Hannah Elliott

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text II Cor. IV. 17, 18

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. John XII. 48

The Navvy Services concluded last Sunday.

Friday, December 9

Evening Service, Upton 6.30 pm.  My Text I John II. 28

IIIrd Sunday in Advent, December 11

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke XVIII. 8.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. IV. 5

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text S. Luke XVIII. 8.

Tuesday, December 13

Churched Mrs. Simmons, the wife of a Navvy Ganger at Upton

IVth Sunday in Advent, December 18

No Early Morning Prayer at Upton on account of storm.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My text Phil.IV.5.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Rom. XIII.12 (`The day is at hand’)

Sunday December 25  CHRISTMAS  DAY

Holy Communion, Thorpe 9 am.  Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden John Breach, C. Warden, very ill
  • George Slade
  • John Slade
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope,  Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton  My Text I. John IV. 2.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey, Ch.Warden Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden, ill
  • *William Humfrey
  • Jane Humfrey
  • Edith Humfrey
  • *Blanche Humfrey
  • Sophie Hooper

*New Communicants

Full Service Thorpe 3 pm.  My Text I John I. 1.2.3.

Wednesday, December 28

CHURCHWARDEN  BREACH

Died at Thorpe at 9.45 a.m.

FINIS

1882

CIRCUMCISION,  Sunday January 1  1882

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text Col. III. 17

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • 5)Harriet King
  • Hannah Elliott
  • *Granny Honey (Mother of C. Greenough)

*Her first Communion?

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Ps. XC. 12.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text Col. III. 17.

Monday January 2nd

Buried at 1 pm. at Thorpe, John Breach, Vicar’s Churchwarden, aged 68

The Service in Church was by the Rev.d Sir John Leigh Hoskyns, Bart, Rector of Aston Tyrrold and the Service at the Grave by the Vicar of Aston Upthorpe.

Ist Sunday after Epiphany, January 8

Holy Communion Upton, 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke II. 29 – 33

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke II. 57.

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Ps. CXLVII. 3.

( A funeral Sermon for Mr. Breach)

IInd Sunday after Epiphany, January 15

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. John II. 11

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • 5) Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mabel Robinson
  • Miss Patty Lloyd (Aston Tyrrold)
  • Mrs. George Fuller (Aston Tyrrold)
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John II. 11

Baptized William son of Elizabeth Greenough after IInd Lesson (Her second bastard)

IIIrd Sunday after Epiphany, January 22

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S.Matt.VIII.3.

Full Service, Upton  3 pm.  My Text Deut.XXXV.25

Two Churchings after Service, (Mrs. Woodley and Mrs. Smith – the latter a new parishioner at Skillitings).

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Matt. VIII.3.

IVth Sunday after Epiphany

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Matt. XVI. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text  Acts XVII. 23

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text Acts XVII. 23

Septuagesima Sunday, February 5

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Genes. I. 31

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham (Schoolmistress)
  • Harriet King
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Gen. II. 7

Full Service, Thorpe 6pm. My Text Gen. I. 31

Thursday February 9

Buried Elizabeth Lewis (wife of a Navvy) at Upton at 4 pm.

Our School was inspected at 10 am. by the Government Inspector Mr. Fitzmaurice, accompanied by Mr. Fishwick.

Sexagesima Sunday, February 12

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.   My Text II Cor. XI. 3

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. XV. 22

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text II Cor. XI. 3

A Churching after Service

Quinquagesima Sunday, February 19

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text I Cor. XIII. 13

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Marth Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mrs. George Fuller

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. XIII. 13

Baptism (Martha Anne Woodley) after IInd Lesson

Ash Wednesday, February 22

I baptized privately Sidney Hughes, son of Elizabeth Hughes, daughter of a Navvy.

At 10 am. I administered privately Holy Communion to Jonathan Winter and his wife.  Sophie Hooper and Ellen Elliott communicated

Litany and Commination at Upton 11 am.

Litany and Commination at Thorpe, 6.30 pm.

Ist Sunday in Lent, February 26

No Early Communion at Upton – Very wet morning

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text  S. Matt. IV. 1

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Gen.XXII. 1

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Matt IV. 1

Wednesday, March 1

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

Thursday,  March 2

Inspector’s Report of our School arrived and announcement of Grant of £35.. 17s..0d    Queen shot at by R. Maclean.

IInd Sunday in Lent, March 5

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Matt. XV. 28

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Phoebe Gardiner
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Rom.XIV. 12

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Matt.XV. 25

We gave Thanks in Church for the Queen’s Escape from being shot at by Maclean.

Our School Grant (£35..17s..0d.) came this morning

No Service at Upton on Wednesday March 8th as I was in London

IIIrd Sunday in Lent, March 12

Holy Communion Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps.LI (51).17

Full Service, Upton 3 pm  My Text S. Mark X. 51

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm  My Text S. Mark X. 52

Saturday, March 18

John Pope died at Frog Alley at 5 pm.

IVth Sunday in Lent, March 19

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text Hos.IV. 17

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mrs. George Fuller, (Aston Tirrold)
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Hos. IV. 17

Baptized after IInd Lesson George, son of Richard and Mary Smith

Wednesday,  March 22

Buried John Pope, aged 83, at Upton at 5 pm.

Evening Prayer Upton 7 pm.

Vth Sunday in Lent, March 26

No Early Communion Upton  (Cold wind and Snow)

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke I. 46. 7, 8.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. XV. 51, 2, 3.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text S. Luke I. 46, 7. 8.

Banns of Marriage Thorpe, Eustace and Treadwell.

Wednesday March 29

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

Sunday next before Easter,  April 2

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Job XLII. 5. 6.

  • Holy Communion Present
  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch. Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Heb.X. 26

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text Job XLII. 5. 6.

Monday before Easter,  April 3

Administered Holy Communion to Anne Pope at Thorpe.  Her daughter (Mrs. Green) communicated.

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

Tuesday before Easter,  April 4

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

Wednesday before Easter,  April 5

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

Thursday before Easter,  April 6

Evening Prayer, Upton 7 pm.

GOOD  FRIDAY   April 7

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. John XIX. 35

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke XXIII. 44, 5, 6.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text S. John XIX. 35.

Easter Eve ,   April 8

No Evening Service, Upton, on account of decorating for tomorrow.

EASTER  DAY,   April 9

An ancient Piscina, belonging to the old Chancel of Thorpe, which had been in Mr. B. Slade’s garden for the past 22 years, was restored to the Church this morning and used by me for washing the Holy Vessels.

Holy Communion and short address, Thorpe, 9 am. Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • George Slade
  • John Slade
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mabel Robinson
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Exod. XII. 26, 27.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey, Ch. Warden
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch. Warden
  • William Humfrey
  • Joseph Gardener
  • William Elliott
  • Edward Elliott, Sexton
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Harriet King
  • Fanny King
  • Jane Humfrey
  • Edith Humfrey
  • Blanche Humfrey
  • Phoebe Gardener
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. XV. 1,2,3,4

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text  I Cor. XV. 1,2,3,4.

Churched Mrs. T. Cobing after Service.

Ist Sunday after Easter,  April 16

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. John XX. 19.

Baptized James Edgar Lewington after IInd Lesson

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mrs George Fuller  (Aston Tyrrold)
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John XX. 26, 27.

I went to Blewbury Church in the evening.  Mr. Church preached.

IInd Sunday after Easter, April 23

No Early Communion Upton, wet morning

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Pet. I. II. 21

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John III. 14, 15, 16.

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Pet. I. II. 21

IIIrd Sunday after Easter, April 30

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text, Ephes. V. 8

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Coloss. II. 8

Full Service, Thorpe, 6 pm.  My Text, Ephes. V. 8

IVth Sunday after Easter, May 7

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text II Cor. IV18

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm. My Text, Ps.XLII. 2

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text, II Cor. IV. 18.

Vth Sunday after Easter, May 14

Holy Comunion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. John XVI. 33

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Tim. II. 16

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. John XVI. 33

Ascension Day, May 18

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am. Present

  • Richard Hooper, Celebrant
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Harriet King

Morning Prayer and Short Sermon to the Children on S.Luke XXIV. 50, 51.

There was no Celebration at Thorpe as next Sunday (being the 3rd Sunday in the month) falls within the Octave and there will be Celebration at 11 am.  I did not have Evening Service at Thorpe.

Sunday after Ascension, May 21 Mission Sunday

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. Mark XVI. 19, 20.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke XXIV. 50-to end

We used this day for Intercessions for Missions and also used the Prayer for Ireland

WHITSUN-DAY, May 28

Holy Communion (with short address) Thorpe, 9 am.

  • Richard Hooper, Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Slade
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Susan Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Mrs. Arthur Slade (from London)
  • Mrs. George Fuller (Aston Tirrold)
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps.XLVIII last verse

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey, Ch. Warden
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • William Elliott
  • Jane Humfrey
  • Harriet King
  • Fanny King
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John XIV. 26

Full Service, Thorpe, 6pm.  My Text S. John XIV. 26

Trinity Sunday, June 4

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Rev.IV. 8

Holy Communion Present

Richard Hooper Celebrant

  • Joseph Gardiner
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Phoebe Gardiner

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XXVIII. 19

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Matt.XXVIII. 19

Ist Sunday after Trinity, June 11  (St. Barnabas)

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. John XV. 13, 14

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke XVI. 30, 31

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text S. Luke XVI. 30, 31

IInd Sunday after Trinity, June 18

There was no 9 o’clock Prayer at Upton, being very wet.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text St. Luke XIV. 18

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch.Warden
  • John Huggins
  • George Pope, Sexton
  • Charlotte Clade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Smith (late Breach)
  • Mrs. George Fuller (Aston Tyrrold)
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Ps.XLII. 2

(The Sermon in allusion to death of Mr. Tanner, the Relieving Officer, who died suddenly)

IIIrd Sunday after Trinity, June 25

Holy Comunion, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I Pet. V. 7

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Acts X. 2 / 1

Full Service,Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text Acts X. 2 / 1

IVth Sunday after Trinity, July 2

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text II Cor. IV. 17, 18

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch. Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Hannah Elliott

Vth Sunday after Trinity, July 9

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke V. 5

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Sam. XVII. 45

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Luke V. 5

Monday, July 10

George Pope, Sexton, Aston-Upthorpe, died at 11 this night, after an operation on Thursday last.

Tuesday, July 11

George Pope buried at Aston Tyrrold

VIth Sunday after Trinity, July 16

Morning Prayer, Upton, 9 am.

Mrs Joseph Butler Churched

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text I Cor. II  9

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Huggins
  • Susan Slade
  • Mrs Frederic Slade, (from Kenilworth)
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Anne Huggins
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. II 9

VIIth Sunday after Trinity, July 23

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Hosea XIV. 5

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I John IV. 10

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Hos. XIV. 5

VIIIth Sunday after Trinity, July 30

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps.CXIX. 1, 2, 3

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Kings III. 7

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text Ps. CXIX. 1, 2, 3

IXth Sunday after Trinity, August 6

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text St. Matt.XII. 42

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey, Ch.Warden
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Phoebe Gardiner
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Fanny King
  • Harriet King
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Rom.VI. 23

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Matt.XII. 42

Xth Sunday after Trinity, August 13

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I John V. 14

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My  Text S. Luke IV. 25, 26

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Lu ke IV. 25, 26

XIth Sunday after Trinity, August 20

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text I Cor. I. 27, 8, 9

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Ch. Warden
  • John Slade
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • – Slade (from Weybridge)
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text St. Luke XVIII. 13

XIth Sunday after Trinity, August 27

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Mark VII. 37

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Mark II. 5

Churched Mrs Dobson of Eldin after Service

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Mark II. 5

XIIIth Sunday after Trinity, September 3

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I Cor. XIII. last v.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard, Ch.Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Harriet King
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text II Kings VII. 1, 2.

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text II Kings VII   1, 2

XIVth Sunday after Trinity, September 10

Holy Communion,  Upton 8.30 am

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke XVII. 5

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Mark X 17

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Mark X 17

XVth Sunday after Trinity, September 17

No early Communion, Upton

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps.CVI. 21, 22.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Matt. VI. 24.

Churched Mrs. George Butler after Service.

XVIth Sunday after Trinity, September 24

No early Service at Upton

Full Service, Thorpe (Harvest Thanksgiving)  11 am.

Psalms 50, 104, 111. Ist Lesson, Gen. VIII. 15-22 IInd Lesson, S. Matt. XIII. 24-44

My Text was from Ps. 50. verse 23

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Church Warden
  • John Huggins
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Anne Huggins
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Nehem.II. 2. 3. 4.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text Ps. C. 3. 4. P.B.

Psalms 65, 103, 147, 148.

Lessons, Jerem. VIII. 4 to end; & Rev. XIV. 13-19.

The day was very beautiful & Thanksgivings were held at Aston Tirrold, Blewbury, North Moreton, Brightwell.

XVIIth Sunday after Trinity, October 1st

Upton Harvest Thanksgiving

Full Service, Upton, 11 am.  My Text Ps. 50 v. 23

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey Church Warden
  • Thomas Izzard Church Warden
  • Stanley Humfrey
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Jane Humfrey
  • Jarriet King
  • Fanny King

Alms  £1..11s..1 1/2.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Ps. C. 3. 4.

After IInd Lesson baptized Wm.Rich’ Baker

After Service, Churched Maria Baker

N.B.  Psalms & Lessons as last Sunday.

The largest Congregation in afternoon I ever remember.

Alms in afternoon  11..101/2.

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text S. Luke V. 5.

XVIIIth Sunday after Trinity, October 8

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text, Isai. LIX. v.19 ()  2.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Ps. XLII. 1. 2.

Baptized Thomas Dobson after IInd Lesson

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text Isai. LIX. v. 19 () 2

XIXth Sunday after Trinity, October 15th

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text  Coloss. IV. 12

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Church Warden
  • John Slade
  • Susan Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Luke XII. 4,5.

Banns of Wm. Joseph Shaw & Elizabeth Greenough published.

XXth Sunday after Trinity, October 22

No Holy Communion at Upton at 8.30 am. as I was ill.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ephes.VI. 15. 16.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text St. Matt. XXII. 12. 13.

No Service  Thorpe  in Evening.

XXIst Sunday after Trinity, October 29

No Early Communion at Upton

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text, Heb.XI. 34 () 1.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text, Job. XXXI. 6.

Churched Mrs. Green before Service

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text. Dan. V. 27

See two pages onwards.

XXIInd Sunday after Trinity, November 5

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Heb. XI. 33   Who ? stopped this months?*

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard Church Warden
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham
  • Phoebe Gardiner
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Elizabeth Honey
  • Harriet King

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XVIII. 21. 22

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text. Heb.XI. as above.

XXIIIth Sunday after Trinity, November 12

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Ps. XLVI. 1.

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text. S. John III. 14, 15, 16.

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text S. John III. 14 etc.

XXIVth Sunday after Trinity, November 19

Morning Prayer, Upton 9 am

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text, Amos III. 3

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Church Warden
  • John Huggins
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Mrs. Herbert Humfrey
  • Jane Powell
  • Louisa Breach

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text, Amos III. 3

Two Baptisms after IInd Lesson (Green and Butler)

Churched the wife of Fred. Butler after Service.

XXVth Sunday after Trinity, November 26

Holy Communion, Upton 8.30 am

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Hosea X. 12 () 2

(Prayers for Thomas Izzard)

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Micah VI. 6, 7, 8.

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Hos. X  ? safer!*

Ist Sunday in Advent, December 3

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text, Acts XXIV. 25

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham, Schoolmistress
  • Harriet King
  • Fanny King
  • Hannah Elliott

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John IX. 4 () 2

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Acts XXIV. 25

IInd Sunday in Advent, December 10

No early Communion at Upton.  The cold very great.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Acts XVIII. 28

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. John XX. 31

Full Service, Thorpe 6 pm.  My Text Acts XVIII. 28

N.B. The Service half an hour earlier at Thorpe to enable the people to attend a Missionary Meeting at Aston Tirrold.

IIIrd Sunday in Advent, December 17

No early morning prayer at Upton.

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. Mark XVI. 15

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Church Warden
  • Sarah Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mrs. Herbert Humfrey
  • Mrs. George Fuller
  • Jane Powell

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Mark XVI. 15

IVth Sunday in Advent, December 24

No Early Communion at Upton

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text Rom. XIII. 12 The Day is at hand

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Isai XXXIII. 17

Churched Namiah Greenough after Service

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Isai XXXIII. 17

Christmas Day, December 25

Holy Communion (with short Sermon) Thorpe 9 am.

Present,

  • Richard Hooper, Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade, Church Warden
  • John Huggins
  • John Slade
  • Susan Slade
  • Charlotte Slade
  • Alice Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Jane Powell
  • Mrs. Herbert Humfrey

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text S. Luke II. 15, 16, 17.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richar Hooper Celebrant
  • Nathaniel Humfrey Church Warden
  • William Joseph Humfrey
  • William Elliott
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Harriet King
  • Fanny King
  • Hannah Elliott
  • Mrs. Nathaniel Humfrey

I did not go to Thorpe in the afternoon.

Sunday after Xmas, December 31

No Early Communion at Upton, very wet

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text S. John XII. 48

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My text S. Luke II. 29, 30.

Baptized Ellen Sophia Butler after IInd Lesson

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text S. John XII. 48

1883

Ist Sunday after Epiphany, January 7

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I John I. 2

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard Church Warden
  • Joseph Gardiner
  • Charles Powell
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Phoebe Gardiner
  • Fanny King

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text I Cor. XV. 58

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text I John III. 5.

IInd Sunday after Epiphany, January 14

No Early Communion at Upton

Full Service Upton 11 am.  My Text S. John III. 2.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Acts VIII. 8

Full Service, Thorpe, 6.30 pm.  My Text S. John III. 2.

Septuagesima Sunday, January 21

No Early Morning Prayer at Upton

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text Genes. I. 31.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard  Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Churchwarden
  • John Huggins
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Mrs. Herbert Humfrey
  • Jane Powell

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Gen. I. 31.

Baptized Emily Louisa Greenough, after IInd Lesson.

Sexagesima Sunday, January 28

No Early Communion at Upton.

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text II Cor. XI. 3.

Full Service Upton 3 pm.  My Text Acts XVII. 11

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Ps. CXXXVII. 4.

(A fearfully dark and wet night – furious gale)

Quinquagesima Sunday, February 4

Full Service, Upton 11 am.  My Text I Cor.XIV. 1 () 1.

Holy Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Thomas Izzard Church Warden
  • Sophie Hooper
  • Emma Langham, Schoolmistress
  • Fanny King

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text I John. IV. 7. 8.

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text I Cor. XIV. 1 () 1.

Ash Wednesday, February 7

Morning Prayer & Commination, Upton 11 am.

Churched Mrs. Gibbons at 3.30 pm.

Evening Prayer & Commination, Thorpe 6 pm.

Ist Sunday in Lent, February 11

No Early Communion, Upton

Full service Upton 11 am.  My Text Galat. V. 17

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text Heb. XI. 17, 18, 19.

Full Service, Thorpe 6.30 pm.  My Text Gal. V. 17

IInd Sunday in Lent, February 18

Full Service, Thorpe 11 am.  My Text S. Matt. XV. 25

Holy  Communion Present

  • Richard Hooper Celebrant
  • Benjamin Slade Church Warden
  • John Slade
  • Martha Breach
  • Louisa Breach
  • Susan Slade
  • Jane Powell

Full Service, Upton 3 pm.  My Text S. Matt. XV. 25