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John Newton (1937-2019) lived much of his life in Hungerford. He became a business man, property owner, and local historian. He was a Commoner and held most of the offices of the Town and Manor, including Constable in 1972.

John Newton's funeral was held on 21 Jun 2019 - and a number of steam engines and showman's engines were displayed to honour his contribution. See the pics (pdf) of the wake (with thanks to Tony Bartlett).

See also:

- "Obituary of John Newton" - NWN 27 Jun 2019