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Fr Patten's death and funeral 1958
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Photographs of Fr Patten during his last service (11 August), at which he collapsed, and died later that night in his cottage, and of his funeral procession (13 August) :: full descriptions can be read in Our Lady's Mirror memorial number, Autumn 1958-Winter 1959 :: after these are (colour) photographs taken by Graham Howard
on 11 August 2008, the fiftieth anniversary of Fr Patten's death
in 1958, by mistake, the Guardians' cross was carried at the head of the procession instead of in front of the coffin
all black and white photographs were taken by Kenneth Faircloth or Claude Fisher,
whose copyright is acknowledged; all colour photographs are
© Graham Howard
in his last procession probably the last photograph of Fr Patten
in his last procession
probably the last photograph of Fr Patten
the catafalque the catafalque leaving the Shrine church
the catafalque
leaving the Shrine church
leaving the Shrine church leaving the Shrine church leaving the Shrine church
leaving the Shrine church
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through the village through the village through the village
through the village
through the village through the village
through the village
approaching the parish church approaching the parish church approaching the parish church
approaching the parish church
around the graveside near the west door
around the graveside near the west door
around the graveside near the west door
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the grave in 1958
the grave in 1958
the grave (centre) in 2008, with later headstone
the grave in 1958
the grave (centre) in 2008, with later headstone
leaving the Shrine church through the village
through the village
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The High Street The High Street
one of Fr Patten's earliest processions, in 1923
The High Street nothing changes - on the right is one of Fr Patten's earliest processions, in 1923
approaching the parish church the present Vicar
the then Administrator
  the then Vicar and the then Administrator

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