Cowfold sexton retires - May 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

This was definitely an era of jobs for life and keeping it in the family!

“Cowfold: After having been Sexton at the Parish Church for more than forty years, Mr P. Woolven, who is now nearing four score years, has resigned.

“The Easter Vestry meeting appointed his son, Mr Arthur Woolven to succeed him.”