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Charlton Marshall Village HistorySun, 21st July 2019

Charlton Marshall Village History

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1912: Weather

Parish Magazine, 1912. There is little to record this month, the outstanding feature of which has been the unseasonable weather. Not since 1879 have we had such a cold, wet, dismal August. The continual rain has not only spoilt the holidays, but … it has spoilt a great portion of the harvest. This fact has no doubt caused many to doubt the appropriateness of holding Harvest Festivals this year, but we thank God for what we have, not for what we have not, and after all, sad as the loss has been to many employed in agriculture, we have not a famine, so let us thank God for that.

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