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Brass plaque commemorating establishment of Miles charity, 1841

Brass plaque commemorating establishment of Miles charity, 1841
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The plaque records details of the establishment of a trust fund by Rector Richard Miles and Churchwardens Cornelius Bradford and Jacob Woodward in 1841. The aim of the trust was to distribute clothes to the 'deserving poor' of the parish at Christmas time.

Year:
1841
Type:
Other Monument
Location:
Nave, St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze
Owner:
St. Mary's Church, Lydiard Tregoze
Copyright:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Credit:
T. Cooper-Tydeman
Last updated on:
Thursday 9th September 2021

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