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Birch

John Birch was born in Rothley in 1810. He lived all his married life with Sarah in a little cottage on the west side of North Street. No children appear in the census records. The two of them made a living at a stocking frame, and when John gave that up, he did a bit of gardening work. But he did love the church bells. Perhaps they were his children. Who would have paid for this tile in his honour?