Deaths

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08 February 2019

AUSTIN. — On 30 January, the Ven. George Bernard Austin: Vicar of Eaton Bray (1964-70); Bushey Heath (1970-88); Hon. Canon of St Albans Cathedral (1978-88); Archdeacon of York (1988-99); Canon and Prebendary of York Minster (1988-99); aged 87.

BARNES. — On 6 February, the Revd Monsignor Edwin Ronald Barnes: Rector of Farncombe (1967-78); Vicar of Hessle (1978-87); Area Dean of West Hull (1985-87); Principal of St Stephen’s House, Oxford (1987-95); Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (1994-95); St Albans Cathedral (1997-2001); Suffragan Bishop of Richborough and Episcopal Visitor for the Province of Canterbury (1995-2001); received into the Roman Catholic Church (2011); aged 84.

JEFFERY. — On 6 January, the Revd Peter Noel Jeffery: Curate-in-Charge of St Andrew with St Giles, Bordesley (1964-69); Rector of Turvey (1969-98); Priest-in-Charge of Stevington (1979-98); aged 81 (correction).

KING. — On 15 January, the Revd Michael Charles King: Assistant Curate of Thorpe (1966-69); Editorial Secretary of the Bible Reading Fellowship (1969-90); Hon. Assistant Curate of Queensbury (1969-79); Hon. Assistant Curate of Little Stanmore (1980-90); Rector of Cawston with Haveringland, Booton and Brandiston (1991-96); Priest-in-Charge of Cawston with Booton and Brandiston, Haveringland and Heydon with Irmingland (1994-96); Rector of Cawston with Booton and Brandiston, Haveringland and Heydon (1996-2001); aged 83 (correction).

WATSON. — On 23 January, the Revd Laurence Leslie Watson: Vicar of St Stephen’s, Smethwick (1962-67); Billesley Common (1967-95); aged 87.

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