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My lunch was a little dry today, dear

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 @ 12:11

SLICES of bread from a workman's packed lunch from more than a century ago have been found perfectly preserved in a church organ.

Leaders at the Padiham Road Methodist Church in Burnley, Lancashire, believe that the snack was probably left inside the Hardy & Son instrument when it was made in the 1890s. With it were pages from the Stockton Advertiser, which included reports of fighting in the Boer War.

The church's property steward, Peter Yates, explained that ...

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