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Wedding band found by local brothers after being missing for 60 years...

27th August, 2022.

Local brothers Stephen and Shane Pattison, known as the Darrowby Diggers online, were looking for historical artefacts with their metal detectors on Cecil Hutchinson’s land near Thirsk when they discovered a gold ring.

Little did they know that this was the wedding band Cecil had given to his now deceased wife Hilda 60 years earlier, when they were married in March 1962.

She had lost the ring in the field whilst attending to the cows and despite days of searching they could not find it again.........

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