Page 2, 6th November 1970

6th November 1970
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Page 2, 6th November 1970 — Mgr Jones, Bible Scholar

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Mgr Jones, Bible Scholar

VIGR. Alexander Jones, one AYI of Britain's leading biblical scholars, has died in a Liverpool hospital. aged 64. The crowning work of his career was the ten years he spent in editing the English edition of the Jerusalem Bible.

He etuslied at Uphollancl Seminary, I ancashire, at Fame and at the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. Ordained in 1933 he taught at Upholland for 2.3 years. For five years he %VAS, head of ihe divinity department of Christ's College of Education, I ivrpool.

He was chaplain at St. Vincent's School for the blind and partially sighted. Liverpool. He becarne a papal chamberlain in 1969.

Canon Barnard Leo Morris, priest at St. John's Convent, Kiln Green. Reading, on October 21, Requiem Mass and funeral was at St. Mary's, East Hendred, Wan tage, Berks.

Fr. John Constantine Hug, on October 26. while preparing to say Mass at Notre Dame Convent at Teignmouth, Devon, a few days after becoming parish priest of Our Lady and St. Petrick, Teignmouth. Requiem Mass was at the Visitation Convent, Bridport. followed by the funeral at Brislport Cemetery.

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