Tuesday 3rd November 1846

“Old Mrs Lea from Barnet paid visit to her son George at the Wharf for to stop a while, I suppose. She gave me a shilling to give my mother for to assist her in her present illness and distressed circumstance.”

Tuesday 28th April 1846

“Mr Lea and Lloyd went to Barnet to see Mrs Lea. Had tea with the maids, which saved me a penny (a penny saved is a penny gained).”