James Wray Carter becomes vicar of Christchurch.
St Paul's Church, Stratford New Town Built.
Royal College of Organists popularises organs for church music.
The International Red Cross founded.
Edward Albert Murray, curate at St. John's (to 1866)
Stratford New Town, becomes a separate parish from Stratford. Parish church is St Paul's.
William Booth begins the ministry that will become the Salvation Army.
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, (Liberal) becomes Prtime Minister.
Lewis Carroll publishes Alice in Wonderland