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Virus brings temporary halt to outside activities

As stated on our Facebook page, 
In view of the coronavirus risks and restrictions, we will not be proceeding at present with any Paston activities that involve contact with the public or each other. We will however be proceeding with our research, digital and 3D projects, which can be carried out in isolation. Please go to www.thisispaston.co.uk to keep up to date with them. We will return to public events such as walks and gatherings when the danger is over. We wish you all the best in these difficult times.

Margaret's passing marked by memorial stone at Mautby

Fresh from his incarnation as Sir Thomas Paston at the Maids Head (see story below), PHS chair Rob Knee proceeded apace to Mautby, where he marked the creation of a memorial stone to Margaret Paston (nee Mautby) the leading figure in many of the Paston Letters, and writer of a good number of them. He is pictured speaking in the church. Also pictured is the memorial stone. Margaret was buried in the south aisle – an aisle that was later destroyed or collapsed.

 

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