The Slaugham Archives

Slaugham church in monochrome
The Slaugham Archive
Slaugham church in monochrome

In the 19th century and earlier the churchyard used to be very rough and unkempt. The sexton cut the grass just once a year and sold the hay as a perquisite, and also allowed sheep to be turned out to feed off the grass. It was only after the arrival of Rev. John Haweis (1874–1886) that there was an attempt to improve its appearance. He collected together any broken gravestones and arranged them along the boundary bordering the Rectory. He also planned out the paths in the churchyard.
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