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PS Waverley: John Baird

Date: October 8, 2018

A musical celebration of John Baird’s life was held on the paddle steamer Waverley as it sailed on the Thames Wednesday evening. The vicar, members of the choir and congregation joined a long list of passengers from many places where John had worked and made friends.

Here are some glimpses of the event, including the piper and the moments when the Waverley passed beneath the raised Tower Bridge:

This memorial was a fitting tribute to John’s life and work, and we remember all that he has done for St Mary Magdalene over the years, as we think of and pray for his family and all those who miss him.