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Edward Husband - Priest, organist and choir

master

The inscription on the stone reads:"In loving remembrance of Edward Husband, for 34 years the beloved priest, organist and choir master of the church of St Michael and All Angels Folkestone, Acting Chaplain 1st VB to the Buffs East Kent Regt, The Working Boys Friend" Born: May 18th 1843 - Hartley, Wintney Hampshire Died: January 3rd 1908 - 41-43 Dover Road, Folkestone Information found from censuses: 1871 - Living at Cheriton Road, 10 Gloucester Terrace. Curate of the Parish Church Folkestone 1881 - Living at 69 Dover Street. Incumbent of St Michael's Folkestone 1891 - Living in Dover Road 1901 - Living at 41-43 Dover Road St Michael's and All Angels Church HUSBAND, Revd. Edward (1843-1908) Born in Hampshire in 1843; died in Folkestone, Kent on 3 January 1908. Attended St. Aidan’s Theological College, Birkenhead, Cheshire. Ordained deacon in 1866, priest in 1867. Curate of Atherstone, Warwickshire (1866-1872) and of Folkestone (1872-1878). Vicar of the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Folkstone (from 1878) where he was both incumbent and organist. Gave many organ recitals and his ‘Sunday afternoons for people’ at which an organ recital was combined with an address, proved popular. The 250th such event was reached in 1907. Edited Supplemental Tunes to Popular Hymns (published 1882). Composed an Evening Service, an anthem and hymn tunes.

 

 
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Edward Husband - Priest,

organist and

choir master

The inscription on the stone reads:"In loving remembrance of Edward Husband, for 34 years the beloved priest, organist and choir master of the church of St Michael and All Angels Folkestone, Acting Chaplain 1st VB to the Buffs East Kent Regt, The Working Boys Friend" Born: May 18th 1843 - Hartley, Wintney Hampshire Died: January 3rd 1908 - 41-43 Dover Road, Folkestone Information found from censuses: 1871 - Living at Cheriton Road, 10 Gloucester Terrace. Curate of the Parish Church Folkestone 1881 - Living at 69 Dover Street. Incumbent of St Michael's Folkestone 1891 - Living in Dover Road 1901 - Living at 41-43 Dover Road St Michael's and All Angels Church HUSBAND, Revd. Edward (1843-1908) Born in Hampshire in 1843; died in Folkestone, Kent on 3 January 1908. Attended St. Aidan’s Theological College, Birkenhead, Cheshire. Ordained deacon in 1866, priest in 1867. Curate of Atherstone, Warwickshire (1866-1872) and of Folkestone (1872-1878). Vicar of the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Folkstone (from 1878) where he was both incumbent and organist. Gave many organ recitals and his ‘Sunday afternoons for people’ at which an organ recital was combined with an address, proved popular. The 250th such event was reached in 1907. Edited Supplemental Tunes to Popular Hymns (published 1882). Composed an Evening Service, an anthem and hymn tunes.

 

 
SIGNIFICANT MEMORIALS