Basil Brooke Foss Westcott grave monument in St Mary Church burial ground, Woolpit, Suffolk, England

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Rector Basil Brooke Foss Westcott
first name on monumentBasil Westcott left Christ Church,Gateshead in 1949(?) to take up a parish in Birmingham (possibly St.Mary's,Edgbaston?). I understand he was an admirer of Bishop Barnes of Birmingham.

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I've admired the works of Bishop Wescott and love the stone masonry skills of old tombstones that have seemed to gone away. It is a curiosity, I suppose, to see if he left any last words or epitaph. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
(requested on 19 11 2012)
I just discovered today that BBF Westcott served his curacy in the church I am serving mine, where Stephen Conway,+Ely also did his, Stephen and I both having trained at Westcott House, courtesy of a 1934 newspaper article saying he was leaving for Portsea. Stephen just asked me what happened to him after that so I was looking! Now tascinated. Thankyou!
(requested on 13 01 2013)
I was baptised by Basil Westcott when he was Vicar of Chirch Church, Gateshead and he is the first Vicar I can remember as a young boy. I will also be meeting with another member of the parish from that time and who is a Long-time licensed Reader; we tend to share memories!
(requested on 01 04 2015)
BBFW was my brother in laws childhood religious mentor during the 50's at St Mary's church Bearwood Birmingham. I would like to give the picture to his widow my sister who knew BBFW well.
(requested on 05 06 2015)
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Location of the above Basil Brooke Foss Westcott monument

St Mary Church burial ground, Woolpit, Suffolk, England

St Mary Church burial ground, Woolpit
St Mary Church burial ground

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