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Thank you for the wonderful photos of the inside of St Edmund's Church.My g.g.g.g grandparents Thomas GOWLING and wife Ann were married in the church “Thomas GOWLING, mason, 21 yrs & Ann THOMPSON spinster 23 yrs b o t p were married by Banns 02/08/1773. Both signed Ann with X her mark i t p o John Bird & Matthew Mounsey.” Their 10 children were christened in the church and Thomas & Ann along with 3 of their children Hannah, William and Joseph are buried in Tomb #2 in the churchyard.When we moved homes several years ago I lost the photo of this tomb sent to me by a friend in UK.I am writing a Family History and I have a direct descendant line from Thomas and Ann Gowling nee Thompson. I cannot find a christening for Thomas Gowling born circa 1751 with certainty and would really like to solve this problem. Prior to him I have recorded many Gowling/Goulding names which could fit but none christened in 1751.I would be very appreciative of some kind person to take another photo of Tomb # 2 and one for Hannah Thompson if there is one - she was Ann's mother.Many thanks for reading my enquiry and look forward to a reply when convenient.Warmest regardsBeverley Rowe nee GowlingSouth Australia
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