The Rev. F. SouttenBennett
The death took place at Lancing, on February 3, of the Rev. Francis SouttenBennett, of the diocese of Southwark, who had been living there since his retirement in January, 1933.
Fr. Soutten-Bennett was born in 1866. After education at St. Edmund's College, at Douai, and at Hammersmith, he was ordained in St. George's Cathedral, Southwark, on April 4, 1893. For two months he was attached to the cathedral staff, and for the next three years he was assistant
priest at Rotherhithe. From 1896 until 1906 he worked at Camberley, and then was transferred to Redhill, where he remained until May, 1909, when he took charge of Uckfield. His last parish was the historic one of West Grinstead, which he served from May, 1926, until he retired.
Mgr. Canon Wallis, Canon Westlake and Canon Newton were among the clergy present at the requiem Mass at Shoreham on Monday last.