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 Cross and owl in East Mersea church.

1st Mersea Guides founder, Kate Cotton is buried at East Mersea Church. Also, a member of the Sheppard family (the funeral directors in Colchester) carved a wooden owl for East Mersea Brownies. When the Unit ended in 1959 the owl was presented to East Mersea Church along with a processional cross. The original cross was stolen years ago, but the owl and ...
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Cross and owl in East Mersea church.
"1st Mersea Guides founder, Kate Cotton is buried at East Mersea Church. Also, a member of the Sheppard family (the funeral directors in Colchester) carved a wooden owl for East Mersea Brownies. When the Unit ended in 1959 the owl was presented to East Mersea Church along with a processional cross. The original cross was stolen years ago, but the owl and a wooden cross remain, on the right, next to the alter [Julie Pearson]
Date: 12 April 2016      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Girl Guides
Image ID GG08_2871
Category 1 Girl Guides
Category 2 Mersea-->East


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.