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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?

Gratefully

Tim.

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