This little article made me laugh, it’s from a Guide to the parish church of EARNLEY. I visited the church in West Sussex last summer.

“The embroidered kneelers were designed and made by a small group of parishioners over the 1960s. Only one kneeler has ever been stolen. Aptly it was embroidered, “He fell among thieves”!

Earnley Parish Church, West Sussex.

Captain William Barnsley Allen VC is buried in Earnley Churchyard,