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Inspired Sunday!

Mr E’s family originally hales from Dorset. To be more precise from Puddletown and Tolpuddle. We believe that he shares a common ancestor with James Hammett one of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.

The church of St Mary at Puddletown where we have the strongest family connection was a complete delight

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with high backed pews

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which you can see from above by mounting some rickety rackety steps to the organ gallery

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a restored chapel has this lovely stone tomb

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From here we went to the church of St John the Evangelist in Tolpuddle

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where James Hammett is buried

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Thanks for stopping by. Linking in with Inspired Sunday

Lots more  churches to share next  time from our little expedition in Dorset.

 

 

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