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England marks 175th anniversary of LDS missionaries arriving

The missionaries sailed from America to Liverpool before settling by the River Ribble in Preston in 1837.

They claimed to have brought the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and began holding baptisms in the river.

The concert - in July at Avenham Park - will mark the 175th anniversary of the baptisms which drew huge crowds.

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