John Sayer Charity, Woodbridge Suffolk. England 1975. Loafs of bread left for the poor in the Bread Cupboard in porch of St Marys Church.<br />
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Written on the  Bread Cupboard, “In the Year 1638; JOHN SAYER of this Parish Yeoman, devifed Lands in Melton, in Trust, that the Rents thereof and should be applied in providing Bread; to be distributed amongst the poor of this Parish every Sabbath Day for ever.”
John Sayer Charity, Woodbridge, Suffolk. UK
John Sayer Charity, Woodbridge Suffolk. England 1975. Loafs of bread left for the poor in the Bread Cupboard in porch of St Marys Church.

Written on the Bread Cupboard, “In the Year 1638; JOHN SAYER of this Parish Yeoman, devifed Lands in Melton, in Trust, that the Rents thereof and should be applied in providing Bread; to be distributed amongst the poor of this Parish every Sabbath Day for ever.”

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Source: Homer Sykes
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Location: Woodbridge Suffolk.
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