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St Mary’s Sawston

History of St Mary's Sawston

Enid Porter records in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p174:

In Sawston churchyard is the 100-year-old gravestone of one Sarah Fitch with its now almost-illegible epitaph: 

All you have seen amiss in me
Take care to shun and look at home
Enough there is to be done

These lines suggest to Mr T F Teversham, the Sawston historian, that Sarah may have been accused during her life of witchcraft.


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