*** DEBUG START ***
*** DEBUG END ***

Deaths

by
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.

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Train-a-Priest Fund 2021 Appeal

Please consider a donation to TAP Africa this Lent. Every penny you can give goes to ordinands in Africa who face financial difficulty, to support them as they complete their training. 

Donate online

Read more about this year's appeal

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)