Message in a bottle

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In Novenber 2015 the weathervane cockerel that used to sit on top of St Jude’s spire was blown down in a storm. In preparaton for the repair, in August 2017, wall walkers removed the large 30kg ball the cockerel was connected to and lowered it to the ground. The restorers discovered a small Bell’s whisky bottle inside the ball with some papers inside.The bottle and papers are shown above.

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Message in a bottle
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Located in Central Square, St Jude's Church was consecrated in 1911 and the spire dedicated in 1913, it has been a key part of the Suburb's history and heritage from it's earliest days.