Mary Buckland to Faraday   Mid 1850s

This place1 has no fine scenery, but I think you and Mrs. Faraday will like the village quiet and the sunny terrace. I shall not attempt to lionise you, far less to make lions of you; but you shall have the sincere welcome which I have so much pleasure in offering to my poor husband’s valued friends. He is, as usual, well, and not unhappy when left in perfect repose - a strange contrast to his former existence!

Following William Buckland’s illness in the 1850s he retired to Islip where he was Rector.

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