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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 50.pdf

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July 25 Fine & very hot. Iron

" 26 " " " Howard & George & I to town

" 27 " " "

" 28 " " "

" 29 " " " Father here to dinner. I go home with him to tea. Cyril & I to church & then back here.

" 30. Fine. Hot.

" 31. " Tremendously hot.

Aug 1. " Little cooler. Mrs. Cross leaves

" 2. " Cooler. Go to town in afternoon.

" 3. " Quite cool. Make print{illegible}

" 4. " " " Go up on car in evening. Go to Aunt Lizzies meet Martha Allen & Roy comes for us.

" 5. Fine. Cool. Dad, Martha and I go to church. Meet Cyril, go to Aunt Lizzies with Martha out to pack for lunch and then to Sadie Siliox's to tea & Frome church. Bad & electrical storm while there {above: Come} {here?} at night

" 6. Cloudy morning but fine later.

" 7 Fine Cooler.

" 8 " "

" 9 " " (Indefinite.)

" 10 " "

" 11 " Go to town on car & to dentist

12. " Louie & dad here to dinner I go home to tea Cyril & I to church

" 13. Rainy.

" 14. " Colin Belorecome here.

" 15. Fine. Hot. Colin & I go to town

" 16. " Cyril at night.

" 17 " Roy comes down in evening

18. Fine. I go to Florence's to dinner & then she & I go to London and out to Aunt Maggies

Aug. 19 FIne. Harold, Clarence, Florence & I go to S. S at Ilderton. Then all but Auntie go to St John's at night. Quite cool.

" 20. Fine day. Har. Cl. Flor. & I go to Lofts for evening. Cool.

" 21. Fine. Aunt Maggie takes us to the car & I get back to Mabel's about 6.30 P.M.

" 22. Fine. Cyril in evening. Rains.

" 23. Rains nearly all day. We all go down to Mrs. Cross's in afternoon

" 24. Cooler. Windy. Florence comes here.

" 25. Fine. Quite cold. Florence. Colin & I go to town at night. Meet Cyril.

" 26 Fine. Warmer. Cyril here to tea & we go to church at Grace.

" 27 Fine Florence & Colin go home

" 28 Heavy rain during night & rainy all day. Harold comes. I go up to town on car. Meet Cyril & Leola & go to Mrs. Green & Mr. Carrier's concert. Rainy

" 29. Rainy. All of Mr. Williams & I go to Port in afternoon. Come home about 9 P.M. & Cyril helps his father do chores. Rainy.

30 Fine. Help shock up oats.

31 " " draw in " {" refers to oats} Cyril tonight.

Sept 1 " " " " "

" 2 Rainy morning. George etc. here to dinner & tea. Cyril to tea & church

" 3 Fine. Cool. Windy.

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