Christenings, Marriages and Funerals


Crisp. Baptism at Kirby Cane church on Sunday, 6 October, the Bishop of Thetford officiating.


Lady Sally Dowson, aged 89, widow of Sir Philip Dowson (1924-2014), mother of Anna, Charles and Katharine. Family Memorial Service in London.

Mr Douglas Sayer, aged 89, of Geldeston, husband of Shirley, father of Jonathan, Ian, David and Jane. Service at the Waveney Crematorium, nr. Beccles, 27 February at 1 pm (Obituary).

Mr John Lane, aged 79, formerly of Geldeston, husband of Heather, father of Stephen, Patricia and Marcus. Funeral service at Geldeston church on Thursday, 5 September, at 1 pm (Obituary).

Mr William Bent (1933-2019). A Service of Thanksgiving for his Life, Monday, 16 September at St Mary’s church, Ellingham.

Brenda Betts, of Gillingham (1938-2019). Funeral service at Geldeston church on Friday, 20 September, at 10,00 am. Commital at Gillingham churchyard.

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St Mary’s, Ellingham; St Michael’s, Geldeston; St Michael’s, Stockton; All Saints, Kirby Cane