Tuppenny Starvers are large fruit buns distributed every Easter Tuesday. The Reverend Jones gives out 80 Tuppenny Starvers to children and locals who attend the annual celebration at St Michael on the Mount Without church, Bristol. The practice was funded from a bequest left for it in 1739.
Easter Tuesday 2d Tuppenny Starvers Bristol 1970s
Tuppenny Starvers are large fruit buns distributed every Easter Tuesday. The Reverend Jones gives out 80 Tuppenny Starvers to children and locals who attend the annual celebration at St Michael on the Mount Without church, Bristol. The practice was funded from a bequest left for it in 1739.

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Date: 27 Jan 2014
Location: Bristol UK
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