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West Midlands Living Memories

West Midlands Living Memories

The photo 'Willenhall, Parish Church of St Giles c1965' appears in this book

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Caption for Willenhall, St Giles's Parish Church C1965: The Reverend William Moreton was vicar here from 1795 to 1834. He was addicted to cock fighting, and had his own cockpit at the Church House. He used to preach with the church door open so as not to miss fellow cock fighters passing by on their way to matches at Darlaston Fields - and would cut short his sermon to follow them.

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