Happy memories of kind priest

This picture of Canon Elcoats was published in the Advertiser a few weeks ago '“ and sparked a response from one of our readers in Chatton.

Friday, 14th October 2016, 8:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:25 pm
Berwick nostalgia week 38

Edna Rogerson wrote to us to say that she was housekeeper for Canon Elcoats for 42 years. She said: “He was such a kind and caring priest, everyone thought kindly of him.”

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He died at Berwick and is buried in Chatton, where he was vicar from 1962 to 1970.

Edna added: “I have very happy memories of him.”