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By Sue Challoner - 1st February 2016 3:34pm
Each month we will feature one of John's Gems on St Bartholomew's Church web page.
John Headon, local historian and author of 'A Guide to St Bartholomew's Church' and 'Church Minshull, too Proud to be Forgot', will share some interesting, unusual, and sometimes intriguing facts about our Church, St Bartholomew's in Church Minshull.
John's February Gem is Jane Dutton's Memorial 1666
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