Rev Alfred Wayment

Document typed by Jackie Embury from Miss Hislop's handwritten green book owned by Janet Chennells


Over sixty years ago, a young Ashwell boy was working his way up in the teaching profession.  He later, became headmaster of the Bishop Temple School for boys in Lambeth.

On completing his service as a schoolmaster, and reaching retiring age, he proceeded to take up the work which had always been his heart’s desire that of a clergyman Rev Alfred Wayment became a Canon of Ely Cathedral. 

All through the busy years, as teacher and as priest, he kept alive his love for the little village where he lived as a child.  Alfred Wayment as a little boy, sitting on the little gallery which was then a part of the Infant School, could have no idea of the way his life was to unfold, until he had risen to great heights in two separate spheres.

This page was added on 29/07/2011.