Albert Best

Albert Best

Birth
Ireland
Death 12 Apr 1996 (aged 78)
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 121634945 · View Source
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Albert Best..a World famous medium, was born in Belfast Northern Ireland. Best's mother died, when he was very young and he was brought up by his grandmother, also named Mrs Best.
Best started work at just 14 years old at a rope factory, finding the repetitive work boring. One of his sisters moved to Scotland, to the town of Irving. Albert, decided to go and visit her..and stayed for sometime. Best liked the Scottish Countryside, the mountains and winding roads.
returning to his home town of Belfast, Albert started to attend the local..Belfast Spiritualist Church. It was here that Albert Best was told from the platform by a visiting Medium..'He had an energy force around him.'
Best joined the..Development Circle, where his psychic abilities, were slowly developed.
Albert met his wife Rose, when he was 19 years old, it was love at first sight, for both.
During WW2 Albert joined the..Enniskillen Fusiliers and saw active service in..Algiers, Africa. Albert was severely wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans.
Albert was later medically discharged from the Army and returned home. To be told the tragic news his wife..Rose and his three children had been killed during a bombing raid of Belfast.
Best then returned to Scotland and became a Postman, he became famous at Spiritualist Churches, throughout the British Isles, and later World Famous, many famous people had private readings with Albert.
Best never spoke of his War Time experiences, or the death of his family to others.
Albert became ill in April 1996 and was taken to hospital, at his bedside, were his good friends and fellow mediums..Gordon Smith,Ann Docherty and Jim McManus.
Albert Best was the uncle of..George Best the famous Football Player.


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  • Created by: Paul Monaghan
  • Added: 12 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121634945
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Best (2 Dec 1917–12 Apr 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121634945, ; Maintained by Paul Monaghan (contributor 47155457) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.