Kinghorn on the Double Lecture

In a letter to his parents when he was based in Fairford Joseph Kinghorn (later of Norwich) begins:

Fairford, July 22nd, 1788.

Dear Father And Mother,
As to our double lecture, there are now only four churches in it, Fairford and the three following; Bourton-on-the-Water, fifteen miles north, Mr B Beddome and Mr Wilkins; Coate, twelve miles north-east, Mr T Dunscombe; Abingdon, twenty-five miles east, Mr D Turner and Mr J Evans. Our other near neighbours are Cirencester, eight miles west, Mr Dore; Wantage, twenty miles east, Mr Smith; Horsley, twenty miles west, Mr B Francis; Tetbury, eighteen miles west, Mr Burchell. I might add others, but they are rather out of our reach; however, you may add Oxford to the list, about twenty-eight miles from us.
Arlington is now supplied every Sabbath evening, once a fortnight by me, the other Sabbath by a young man, an Independent, who is at Chedworth, a place north of us about ten miles, about five from Arlington.

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