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penny loaves - Kings Lynn Norfolk

Memorial - Near his memorial are deposited the remains of Rebecca Lydia Okes, wife of Thomas Okes MD who left earth for heaven 9th June 1777

Mrs James Stapleton, cork cutter, by Will dated the 18 of May 1778, bequeath'd unto the mayor and burgesses of this borough, 36 pounds upon trust that they do pay 36 shillings into the hands of the chapel wardens for them to buy of bakers residing in paradise ward, 24 three penny loaves to be by them distributed in the chapel of Saint Nicholas to poor widows residing in Paradise War, on the Epiphany, and the same number of loaves on each of the five following Sundays for ever. He died on the 4th of February Anno D. 1780

- Chapel of St Nicholas' , Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Picture with thanks - copyright Basher Eyre CCL

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