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From: Ruth Aylett <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Church of Peculiar People
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 07:16:28 +0000
> I don't know how far the PECULIAR PEOPLE stretched into Essex,
As far as Tillingham at least. Not a big village you'd say, yet in the 19thC
seems to have had four NC chirch4es (Baptists, Primitive Methodists,
Independents and Peculiar People) as well as the parish church.
> but I know we
> had a Church of Peculiar People in Barking as I used to go there for bible
> school in the week, not on Sunday. I was not of that faith, but they had
> such great picnics. I have always wondered where they came from. They were a
> caring group of people.
Ruth Aylett Professor of Computer Science
Mathematics and Computer Science, Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK Tel: 44-131-451-4189 Fax: 44-131-451-3327
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