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The miser from High Ongar


Today’s feature concerned an unnamed old miser from High Ongar who died in 1854.

Apparently he was a miller who had somehow amassed a fortune of around £7000 in cash and a similar amount in investments which together must have been worth the equivalent of close on £2m in today’s money.

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See you again next week,
Scott

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