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 John Kensit

John Kensit

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 8 Oct 1902 (aged 49)
Clerkenwell, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England
Burial Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 9405 · View Source
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Religious protestor who objected to "ritualism" in Church of England services. He created disturbances in churches across England. He was wounded by a sharp chisel or file thrown by a member of a crowd, following a lecture meeting at Birkenhead, England. He died of pneumonia - this is not related to the wound. The man who threw the chisel was charged with manslaughter but acquitted.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9405
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Kensit (12 Feb 1853–8 Oct 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9405, citing Hampstead Cemetery, Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .