Old Mans Day Braughing Hertfordshire October 2nd. 2015. The vicar the Rev'd Julie Gawthrope sweeping Fleece Lane from the Fleece Inn leading to St Marys the Virgin church with the help of children from Jenyns First School.
On 2 October 1571 as the funeral bell was being tolled, the coffin of a local farmer, Mathew Wall, was being carried from his home down Fleece Lane towards the village Church of St Mary the Virgin.
As they made their way to the funeral service, a pallbearer...
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