Fr Thomas Maudslay
A PRIEST OF THE Leeds diocese, Fr Maudslay died at St Gabriel's Home, Horsforth, on 7 September at the age of 82.
Known affectionately at "Thos B", he was born in Beeston, Leeds, in 1911 and studied for the priesthood at Rouen, France, and Ushaw, Durham. He was one of ten priests ordained at Leeds Cathedral on 31 March, 1940.
He first served as assistant priest at St Patrick's, Leeds; St Cuthbert's, Bradford; and St Joseph's, Sheffield. He became parish priest at the newly created church of St Gregory the Great, Swarcliffe, Leeds, in 1954, then served at Our Lady's, York; St Paulinus', Dewsbury; and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Leeds between 1976 and 1982. Fr Vincent Lynch
A PRIEST OF THE Hexham and Newcastle diocese, Fr Lynch, living in retirement at Camtyne Residential Home, died on 12 September. He was 79 years old.
Ordained by Bishop McCormack at Ushaw in July 1943, Fr Lynch became assistant priest at St John's, Billingham, then St Joseph's, Hartlepool.
In 1963, he moved to St ,Hilda's, Sunderland, and in 1969, became parish priest at St John Bosco, Sunderland, where he remained for 14 years.
In 1983, he became Chaplain at St Mary's Convent, Ebchester, until his retirement last year.
His funeral was at St Mary's, Hexham on 16 September. Fr Kenneth Young BOR-N LN LIVERPOOL IN 1916, Kenneth Young was educated at St Agnes School, Huyton, St Francis Xavier College, Liverpool, and the Salesian House of Studies in Oxford.
He studied for the priesthood at St Joseph's College, Upholland, where he was ordained in 1944.
He served as assistant priest at Blessed Sacrament, Aintree, Our Lady's, Seaforth, St Teresa's, Upholland, Our Lady Immaculate, Liverpool, and St Vincent's, St Helens.
He became parish priest at St Joseph's, Chorley, from 1977 until he retired last February.
He died on 12 September, on his 77th birthday. His funeral was held at St Joseph's last Saturday.