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Rev Edward Percy Woollcombe OBE MA

Rev Edward Percy Woollcombe OBE MA

President Of Sutton Rotary Club 1923-1924. Edward Percy Woollcombe was born on the 26th July 1888 in Paddington, London. His father was Richard Woollcome a solicitor and his mother Caroline Woollcombe (Nee Stooks). One of ten children, by the time he was in his early 20s he was a minister in the church, serving during the First World War as an army chaplain. Edward married Elsie Wood in 1922 and became minister of St Nicholas Church Sutton in the same year. The couple had three children and lived in the rectory in West Street until Edward retired in 1955. Edward and Elsie moved to Somerset where Elsie died in 1971 and Percy died in 1976 in Redditch in Worcestershire.