William Cope, Town Crier, Church Street, Uttoxeter

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Date:1906 - 1921 (c.)

Description:Mr Cope was a wood-turner and carver by profession. He carved the chair that he is seen sitting in (now in the parish chuch), with the help of his son Albert. William was an important local figure, who as well as being town crier, was leader of the church bell-ringers.


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Donor ref:Cha/Cope (1/51)

Source: Uttoxeter Heritage Centre

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