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Australian on Mission To Photograph Every Parish Church in England

Posted by Jean-Yves on Dec 31, 2019
 

Many would consider it a niche hobby; others might reach for the word “obsessive”. There are some, Cameron Newham admits, who may consider him an “eccentric weirdo”.

So how would he describe the remarkable ambition that he set for himself, more than two decades ago, to photograph, in detail, every parish church in England?

“I think everybody has a certain eccentricity – and this does require that,” he says with a smile. “I do have a particular mission for this. But even so I am not all-consumed by it.”

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2 comments

Thank goodness for eccentricity! I appreciate your dedication and look forward to your app Cameron. A bonus would be to find a church of my forebears.


Anonymous user
1/10/20

I congratulate you on your purpose. Every person doing the new hobby craze of genealogy, by tracing their family history will thank you for showing them the places where their family tied the knot.


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