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Photograph of En route to Cremation [James Coley, Vicar of Cowley St. John on horse in High St., holding notice (as title of caricature), surrounded by jeering children (one being apprehended by policemen) and townsfolk; George Granville Bradley, Master of University College, Francis Knyvett Leighton, Warden of All Souls and William Jackson, Provost of Queens College, peering down from their respective lofty college windows. Note; The Cremation Society of Great Britain was established in 1874; orig. at Bodl. MS. 12734; see also 'The Cowley Burial Case', a collection of letters, newpaper cuttings and photographs relating to this cause célèbre at G.A. Oxon. c. 9] [John Johnson 243] by Thomas Shrimpton & Son publ., [Feb. 1875]

G.A. Oxon 4o 413, fol. 254

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G.A. Oxon 4o 413, fol. 254

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