At the Wesleyan Chapel harvest thanksgiving services, sermons were preached by Mr G Babb to large congregations, and on Wednesday last a tea was provided, of which a large number partook. A public meeting followed, presided over by Mr Hulmn, of London. Appropriate addresses were given by the Chairman, the Rev E B Crocker and Mr E Luxon. The report of the Church was presented by Mr W J Copp. The ladies helping at the tea were Mesdames Gear, Copp, Smale, Moule, Shaxton, and Miss Smith and Miss L Martin. At the close of the service the fruit and vegetables were sold and realised the record amount for the Thanksgiving services of £3.
Gazette article dated 10 September 1918