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Thomas Fowler


In 1996 I discovered a passing reference to Thomas Fowler in a local history which fired my interest. It soon became apparent that no research had been done into this fascinating life. It was to become a very interesting journey rediscovering Thomas Fowler … and his talented family, a branch of which now lives in the lake-district. Having done much of the initial research, sadly pressures...

Parkham Church – a brief history


Early Christians Christianity was introduced into this country by Roman soldiers and merchants. In 209, St Alban became the first British martyr. Some hundred years later in 306, Constantine was proclaimed emperor in Britain and became the first Christian emperor. But, the barbarians, pushing in from the northern steppes, were sapping the strength of the Roman Empire and so in 410, the Emperor...

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