Thanks for the anecdote and place name information; much appreciated and
helpful. I am not familiar with this referencing: (PN Cheshire 3:10). I
assume perhaps PN is place name, but to what resource does it refer?
White, Bill wrote:
> The actor, the late Sir Bernard Miles, appeared on radio in the 1940s as
> countryman 'Nathaniel Titlark', who commented regularly on rural issues.
> On one occasion he referred to a damaged funeral effigy in the parish
> church. It was a sandstone effigy of a 14th-century knight and Titlark
> said that the Vicar was fond to say that the monument was desecrated by
> Oliver Cromwell; whereas Titlark said it was desecrated by "me and the
> boys sharpening our scythes and sickles on it !".
> Bill W