John P Goodwin 1896 – 1965

Pte. John Payne Goodwin of 2, Queens Road, has been home from Saturday to Monday, and his friends were glad to see him in their midst. He is now stationed in this country at an important recruiting office, where he is engaged in clerical work.

From Buxton Advertiser

John was born on 11th November 1896 to Joseph & Mary (Payne) Goodwin, the 1911 Census shows the family living at 2 Queens Road, John is at school.

Looking through the records it would appear that following John’s return from the War he took Holy Orders. He took the name Ignatius as a further middle name. Reverend John Ignatius Payne Goodwin died on 10th August 1965 and his death was registered in Bakewell. The following year his probate was heard, John left £1633 to the Order, a substantial sum of money.

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