Historical information

The bible belonged to Francis Newton, who was born in Cornwall, England in 1831. Newton came to Wandiligong with his Irish wife, Mary (Molly) about 1860 by way of Sydney and Beechworth

Physical description

Brown embossed leather like cover. Gilt edged fine paper pages

Inscriptions & markings

Cover spine : Hole Bible Common Prayer - in gold.
Front Cover : Henry John Colles 1852 - in gold
Fly page : Francis William Newton The gift of Mrs. C N Spaulding Growlers Crk Dec 1 1864 - in pencil