THE REV JG MILNER AND THE HAMSTERLEY VESTRY MEN

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    "....The Rev James George Milner had been installed as the first resident “Perpetual Curate of Hamsterley” in 1825. He was to remain as curate of St James Church for a total of 60 years, his incumbency ending with his death in 1885 at the remarkable age of 89, prompting the Rev Dr Robert Hooppell from Byers Green who conducted the funeral service to observe:- The deceased has been taken from us at a ripe old age. It is permitted to few to live the time of life that the late Vicar has attained. Seventy years is the allotted span of life; eighty years is an extreme age, yet the late Vicar was close upon ninety....."
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    Weardale Blog, Frank Sanderson
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    Link: https://weardaleblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/the-rev-jg-milner-and-the-hamsterley-vestry-men/
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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