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Charlton Marshall Village HistoryThu, 24th May 2018

Charlton Marshall Village History

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1910: Church Finances

From the Parish Magazine June 1910

I desire to draw your attention to the state of our Church finances. At Easter there was a deficit of £10.6s on our Church Accounts. … “The collection today is for Church Expenses” are words which do not appeal greatly to our imagination or sentimental feelings … but … we must remember that the services of the church cannot be maintained without expense, and as we have NO PEW RENTS we have to rely entirely on the collections to meet that expense. We are not extravagant in our outside offertories as we only have five during the year…

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