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Churching of women in Shrivenham

Churching of women in the christian tradition, is a ceremony wherein a blessing is given to mothers after recovery from childbirth. The ceremony included thanksgiving for the woman's survival of childbirth and was performed even when the child was stilllborn or had died unbaptised. To read a list of Churchings in Shrivenham recorded from 1907 to 1931 in PDF format, please go HERE

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