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SPECIAL SERVICE AT DUXHURST, CELEBRATING WORK OF LADY HENRY SOMERSET

People gather for the special Duxhurst service On Sunday 18th June, 2011 local residents and members of Emmanuel Church, Sidlow gathered on the site of the old church of St Mary and the Angels, at Duxhurst, Surrey. The service was … Continue reading

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Duxhurst Church

Religion was at the heart of the work carried out by Lady Henry Somerset at Duxhurst, the village she founded in Surrey as a home for women and children affected by alcohol abuse: “the farm colony for inebriate women” as … Continue reading

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