The first part of the funeral service for Mr. Charles Woodbyne Parish took place at St. Paul's Knightsbridge, yesterday. The Rev. J. F. Bloxam, vicar of St. Saviour's, Hoxton, officiated, assisted by Prebendary Leith Boyd (vicar of the parish) and the Rev. T. W. Cathrey, curate. A Mass was said by Dom Bernard, of the English Benedictine Community, Pershore Abbey. The service was choral, and a Requiem was sung. The Mass and Absolutions were said, at the request of the family.
The chief mourners were the Hon. Mrs. Woodbyne Parish (widow), Mr.Douglas Woodbyne Parish (son), Mr. and Mrs. Walter Woodbyne Parish, Miss M. Parish, Captain and Mrs. Granville Soames, Lieutenant-Colonel W. and Mrs. Parish, Mr. Eric Parish, and Miss Violet Parish. The large congregations included, among many others:—
Lord and Lady Torpichen, Lady Bonser, Sir William and Lady Plender, Sir Edwin Grant-Buris, Sir John and Lady Tweedy, Sir William Collingwood, Sir George Bonham, Colonel Sir Arthur Dick, Sir James Duncan Elliot, the Hon. Mrs. Francis Sandilands, the Hon. Arnold Henderson, the Hon. Evelyn and Mrs. Hubbard, the Hon. Mary and the Hon. Margaret Hammond, the Hon. Elinor Daly, the Hon. R. Clere Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hubbard, Mrs. Wilfred Mosley, Mr. Percy Armstrong, Mr. E. B. Forbes, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Henderson, Miss Henderson, Miss Anstruther Thompson, Captain O. Makins, Mrs. Conway Seymour, Mr. B. Greenwood, Mr. Reginald Hope, Mrs. Hill, the Rev. P. Waddington, Mr. Miles Lampson, Mrs. Guy Stanford, Major R. S. Rothwell, Mrs. Ralph Fane Gladwin, Mrs. Henry Talbot, Mr. A. Boyle, General C. K. Marcham, Miss Gwendolen Villiers, Mrs. Spottiswoode, Sister Beatrice, Sister Louisa Mary, the Sister-in-charge of St. Mary's Mission House, Mr. A. Tilney Bassett, Mrs. Harold Soames, Mrs. R. C. Hinde, Miss Buchanan Riddell, Mrs. D. Shennan, Mrs. George Kidstone, Mrs. Orred, Mr. P. S. Blyth, Miss. Milner, Mr. O. Baring, Mr. Percy Leigh Pemberton, and Captain H. T. McAuliffe.
The internment took place at Brompton Cemetery.