It was from the Gurneys he “caught the infection” of self-improvement.
It has been carried p. 388to a greater extent by the Gurneys than by any other persons.
Somewhere I have read of late that the Gurneys are of Earlham no more.
Please do not leave the Gurneys just now; on my account, I mean.
Gurneys patent boiler was used for supplying steam to the twelve horse-power engine.
One farm, eight or ten miles from the village where the Gurneys lived, might be taken as a specimen of these old homesteads.
His wife was one of the Gurneys, of Earlham, a great power in Norfolk at that time.
The Gurneys looked up this Mr. Fry, merchant, of London, and found all as stated.
He kept up close relations with other Quaker families living in the neighbourhood, especially the Gurneys of Plashets.
Most of my time was given to The Gurneys of Earlham, which gave me plenty of very hard and anxious work.