Lady Ludlow's estate manager, Mr. Carter, catches young Harry Gregson trespassing but decides to hire him rather than report him to the constable. Matilda meets someone from her past. Rumors have it that the railway may be coming to Cranford. It's Ch... (more)ristmas-time and Miss Matty isn't sure it would be appropriate to celebrate with friends and neighbors given the death of her sister. Mary Smith convinces her otherwise.