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Croft Bridge, arrival of the Bishop of Durham

Dr David Jenkins Bishop of Durham, officially welcomed to Durham at the Yorkshire border (Croft Bridge) by Mayor of Darlington Phillip Stamford-Bewlay. By tradition, the Bishop makes his first official entry to his Diocese this 15th century bridge, where he is presented with the Conyers Falchion, the sword with which Sir John Conyers slew the fearsome Cockburn Worm. Darlington & Stockton Times photograph, September 1984.

People:
Jenkins, Rev David
Stamford-Bewlay, P
Date:
1984
Period:
1976 - 2000
Place:
Croft
Item Type:
photograph
Donor:
North of England Newspapers
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR11488

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