His memory was particularly good, and on the occasion of the stone-laying of the new Independent Wesleyan chapel a month ago he said to one of his friends:- “I can remember the time when the Wesleyan Methodists used to meet in my father’s house near the Green, 80 years ago.”
On Feast Monday and Tuesday, September 22nd and 23rd, a grand bazaar and fancy fair will be held in the Queen-street Schools, in aid of the Rushden Independent Wesleyan Church. Enquire for tickets of admission.
For eighty-one years he has never missed a Sunday School anniversary, and he is looking forward to keeping up the custom this year. In a place of honour on his wall is a small diploma which he was given when he had attended for 80 consecutive times.