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Kenneth Mays
In spring 1840, James Morgan of Garway, Herefordshire, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

In spring 1840, James Morgan of Garway, Herefordshire, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Not only did the Morgan home on Garway Hill open its doors to LDS missionaries traveling back and forth, Morgan himself baptized a number of new converts. Another enthusiastic convert, James Palmer, kept a detailed journal of his time preaching in the region. His records give valuable insights into the church's history of this area. Palmer passed by or stayed at the Morgans' Little Garway Farm on a number of occasions. On March 5, 1841, Elder Wilford Woodruff arrived at Little Garway drenched from a soaking rain. His journal notes that he dried himself out by the large fireplace in the home (pictured). Elder Woodruff stayed there several days before continuing on.