Church protest in Horsham - January 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
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In this, the latest in our daily news reports taken from the West Sussex County Times of 1914, we show that national issues were a source of concern locally.

“A well-attended meeting was held at the Roffey Institute on Thursday night to protest against the disestablishment of the Church in Wales.

“Mr W. R. Campion, M.P. for the Lewes Division and one of the churchwardens of Roffye parish, presided, and was supported on the platform by the Vicar (Rev W.R. Rayson, M.A.) and Rev C. Fryer (Vicar iof St Bennetts, Mile End Road).”

As part of our First World War centenary coverage we want to hear from you. If you live in the Horsham district and had a relative who fought in the war, tell us about them. It doesn’t matter if the relative lived outside the area.

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