writes that she has a grievance, since she herself is experiencing oppression over tithes. She makes no claim to omniscience, broad-mindedness, or even good temper. But she is inspired by the courage and conviction...
8 August 1851
The system of tithes (one-tenth of the produce of agricultural land paid yearly for the support of the Church of England
) was abolished at the instigation of William Blamire the younger