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   Hinton's Thomas Spencer bust to oversee Museum exhibition    23 May, 2017

There is an exhibition at the Museum of Bath at Work in Bath running from a few days ago until 1st Oct called The Poor Man's Friend - covering the history of the Bath Workhouse. The destibute from Hinton would have been sent there.  St. John's agreed to lend the bust of the Rev Thomas Spencer which usually sits on a windowsill in the church as he was the first chairman of the Guardians (organising committee).

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