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Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Herbet Allkin's Tomb

Herbert Allkin was the first minister of St. George's Church. He died in 1849 at the age of 49. He was interred at the East end of the church in a grave which now lies beneath the clergy vestry. Originally this was an altar tomb outwith the walls but when a new vestry was built in 1897, the slabs of the tomb were placed in an upright position and now form part of the vestry walls.

Read more about him on Old Hyde.

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