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Brompton Hospital for Consumption

Source: The Illustrated London News, March 12, 1881

The usual weekly entertainment took place on Tuesday evening, when a great treat was provided, by the kindness of Messrs. Carpenter and Westley, who gave their interesting exhibition of dissolving views with the oxy-hydrogen limelight. On the preceding Tuesday a concert was given by Miss Matilda Roby, who has several times contributed by her charming talent to time amusement of the patients. On this occasion she was assisted by Miss Annie Matthews, Miss Maude Longhurst, Mr. Henry Taylor, Mr. James Budd, and Mr. Michael Watson

The Bishop of Derry is announced to preach a special sermon at Brompton church on Sunday morning next (tomorrow) in behalf of the maintenance and extension of the Consumption Hospital, Brompton. A sermon for the same object will also be preached in the evening by the Rev. H. White, Chaplain of the Savoy, and Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen. The Rev. W. Covington, the Vicar, says that, as this is the first occasion on which the cause of the hospital has been pleaded in the parish church, he earnestly commends it to the kind consideration of the congregation. The Vicar also states that a gentleman has promised a donation of 52 10s. (life governorship) upon condition that three other members of the congregation will do the same, and that a lady has promised 5 5s. annually upon similar terms.