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Brave new parish

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 12:18

IT IS three miles long by half a mile wide - not so very unusual - but the resident population of the parish is only about 30. Lundy Island was created a new parish of the diocese of Exeter last December, but the celebration of its new status waited until 1 May, when MS Oldenburg could be back in service after its winter break.

More than half the 64 passengers on board the vessel were bound for the celebratory service, includingthe Bishop of Crediton, ...

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