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Provost Davey leaves Taunton

After 14 years as chaplain at the Franciscan Convent at Taunton, Somerset, Mgr. Provost Davey, M.A., is leaving today (Friday) to become chaplain to the nuns and school of the Convent of St. Clotildc, Lechla de, Glos.

His departure is due to the removal of the Franciscan community to Goodings, near Hungerford, Berkshire.

Now in his 80th year. Mgr. Davey has worked in the Clifton diocese for nearly 50 years. He was a student at King's College. Cambridge, where he was first a boy chorister and later a choral scholar. As an Anglican he served for two years as curate of Marnhull, Dorset.

At Christmas, 1902, he left the Anglican ministry to become a Catholic.

Mr. H. H. J. Ward, M.C., has been admitted as Freeman of the Borough of Derby, an hereditary right available only to those born in Derby.




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