GEORGE CARLOWS CHARITY WOODBRIDGE SUFFOLK
TRADITIONAL FOLKLORE ANNUAL CUSTOMS AND ANNUAL VILLAGE TRADITIONS 1970S UK
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...