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Swithin

(ˈswɪðɪn; ˈswɪθ-) or

Swithun

n
(Biography) Saint. died 862 ad, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester (?852–862). Feast day: July 15
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Their wedding at Saint Swithun's Church in the village had a charity theme, with money raised going to four charities - even Amanda's dress came from an Oxfam shop in Coventry, which specialises in wedding day goods.
My husband Swithun and sons Gareth and Cooper are with me in my environmental goals.
In Winchester, pupils from St Swithun's Junior and Senior School gathered on the playing fields to spell out the couple's initials.
(36) Frant parish records, East Sussex Record Office (The Keep) (ESRO) PAR344 and Rye parish records, ESRO 476/1/1; Chichester (St Pancras) 16655, Cuckfield 2229, East Grinstead (St Swithun's) Lib 17814, Kirdford parish records 17821 and Steyning parish records, WSRO 17691.
"It has been used on several occasions in our 800-year-old church of St Swithun's, where my husband was the church warden for over 25 years.
St Swithun's in Compton Beauchamp was for Travers his second most important work after Cranford St Dunstan.
St Swithin, or Swithun as he's sometimes known, was the Bishop of Winchester in the latter part of the 800s.
Gabriella went on to model for Burberry, Lacoste and Abercrombie & Fitch, quitting her then school St Swithun's in Winchester at 17.
The head of St Swithun's, where boarding fees are PS10,000 a term, has written to parents warning them of the extraordinary measure after one girl was expelled and another suspended.
On various matters @HistoryNeedsYou: Happy St Swithun's Day - tis scorchio today so we shall be sizzling for 40 more.