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Carlow's Charity Woodbridge Suffolk.1975
The Revd Canon Rowlands, accompanied by Churchwarden Mr George Thacker, distributes loafs of bread to those pensioners who qualify from a table set up in a back yard of the Bull Hotel. This is the site of Carlow's Tomb.
George Carlow, who died in 1738, was a member of a religious sect called 'Separate Congregation', one of whose beliefs was that Saturday should be kept as the Sabbath. Before he died, Carlow had a vault built in the garden...