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Clowes, Marionette showman
« on: Tuesday 03 April 12 11:56 BST (UK) »
In the course of transcribing school logbooks for St Wilfrid's School, Haywards Heath, Sussex I've just come across  the following which I hope will be of interest to someone somewhere.

14th July 1879
Johanna and Sarah Clowes admitted for a time only. Attached to a Marionette Company exhibiting in the District.

17th July 1879
Half Holiday given to School. The children taking to the Marionette performance.

21st July 1879
Mr Clowes (showman) called thanking managers for taking in his children temporarily.