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 Letter to his family [3/12/1944]

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Sunday March 18, 1944

Nancy, Barbara, and Florence.

Today being Sunday I went to the village school just to see what it was like. It is quite old and has a lot of historic interest. It was dedicated at least as far back as 1417 because in the archives is an old will dated May 1st 1417 of a Walter Burton which directs that his body “shall be buried in the church of St. Andrews (name of parish deleted by me for censoring purposes) dire Sareem in Capella beate Katerine Virginius in Medis dicte Cappelle coram imagine beate Marie alabaste” It is surrounded by elm trees said to have been planted in 1740, and the approach is down a lane of lime Trees. Some of the old records go back as far as 1086 but it is not certain that they apply to the present church on its [predecourse?]. At any rate the present vicar takes a great

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