Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

19.11.1671 (Sunday 19 November 1671)

document 70016885

No: 19. preached at Coptford. where I missed a young Gentlewoman, that was well when I was last there and now dead of a gangrene in the whole flesh; god good in his word. lord preserve me and mine. sensible of gods hand on Mr Eldreds family. his brother Barfoot buried. Nov. 21. and his brother Wm Eldreds wife the same day: his Cousin Thurston died that day. breaking his skull with a fall drunken some said the brothers to blame therein, Lord amend us.