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Barton News (Extract)- Luton News 16th May, 1945

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"Close on 400 people attended a thanksgiving service at the Parish Church on Tuesday evening which was conducted by the Rector Canon F. Wolde, assisted by the Methodist Superintendent Rev. H. Goldstone Edwards, who gave an inspiring address.  After the service the bells were rung.  During the day people decorated their homes and at night coloured lights provided illumination, and there was dancing until the early hours of the morning."

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