May 22nd, 1848 (Monday)

May 22, 2010

Intelligence of Mrs Sewell’s death.1 Offered the special prayer in that ‘for all conditions of men’, – in behalf of Sewell and his family.

1: Jane Sewell (1773/4–1848), youngest daughter of the Revd John Edwards, curate of Newport, wife (and first cousin) of Thomas Sewell (1775–1842), a prominent solicitor of Newport, Isle of Wight, variously recorder of the borough, twice its mayor, steward and deputy governor of the island. The couple had 11 children, 5 of whom merited an entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, including William Sewell, their second son.


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