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I heard on our local radio this morning, that the statue of John Robert
Godley (the founder of ChCh), was founded in the Shropshire
Coalbrookdale foundry. The statue was thrown off its plinth during the
earthquake, revealing a bronze(?) time capsule together with a broken
glass capsule. The Chch museum has gathered both together, and with
latest techniques will carefully open both capsules to reveal their
contents. The rolled up papers in the glass one, are water marked, but
the museum scientist reckons that they can unwind them OK.
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