Many thanks to Sue Dean for sending in this fascinating article about an ancient Bible with very local connections. Sue added a note:

The Barrow family had several brothers who emigrated to America, they are related to dad's side of family,also Mary Long and the Dixons. I think it was once of the Barrow brothers who was ship wrecked. The Barrows lived till about 50 years ago at Canny Hill.

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Old Bible - 1619


Old Bible - 1619

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Explore Churches St Peter's Field Broughton Cumbria

There's an excellent website out there encouraging tourists to seek out churches to visit. It's definitely worth a look. Here is a preview of our entry.


Explore Churches St Peter's Field Broughton Cumbria


Explore Churches St Peter's Field Broughton Cumbria


Explore Churches St Peter's Field Broughton Cumbria

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