Market Lavington Museum

We Three Kings


We three kings of Lavington are two thirds unknown.

Three Market Lavington Kings for the Christingle service of 1984

Three Market Lavington Kings for the Christingle service of 1984

We were kings for the Christingle service in St Mary’s Church in 1984. It’s now 28 years on, so we are adults now.

The king on the left is definitely a Gye.

King number 1 is a member of the Gye family

King number 1 is a member of the Gye family

The other two we have no names for – even comparatively recent events can get lost in the mists of time.

But someone out there will recognise these youngsters. Here’s one of them.

King number 2 - unknown

King number 2 – unknown

And here’s the other.

King number 3 - unknown

King number 3 – unknown

This year both Market Lavington and Easterton have Christingle services at 4pm on 24th December.