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THE WEB SITE DEDICATED TO PRESERVING THE HISTORY OF THORNER

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Welcome to the Website for the
Thorner and District Historical Society.

 

 

A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN Graham Castle

Victorian Christmas and its influence on British Life

ANGELS AT ST PETER’S CHURCH 

The Historical Society provided a display at the Angels Festival held between the 1st and 3rd of December at St Peter’s Church.There was a display of three “Angels”, Mary Seacole, known as the black Florence Nightingale, Florence Nightingale, the Angel of the Crimea and Nurse Edith Cavell executed by the Germans in WW1 as a spy.

 

 

 MORE PICTURES FROM OUR TRIP TO WENTWORTH HOUSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Gibson

Website Administrator
December 23rd  2017

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