Canterubury Archbishops' wife visits birth place in Kerala

Canterubury Archbishops' wife visits birth place in Kerala

"It is marvellous to be back here", Jane,who was born here when her father Rev Jeoffrey Paul was a teacher at the Seminary, said.

" Though the campus has changed with new buildings coming up over the years, I still could recall the scene where I grew up till an eight year old", Dr Jane said.

" I particularly remember a tree on the campus under which I used to play. It was full of caterpillars," she said.

Jane, however, said she had only a vague recollection of what the capital city of Kerala was like those days. "Obviously, a lot of changes have ouccurred, which are inevitable", she said during a chat with reporters.

The Willaims and their son Pip also had a look at the cottage on the campus where her parents lived.

Later, the seminary chapel was dedidcated in the name of hewr father Rev Jeoffrey Paul and a couple of siblings were planted to mark the visit of the couple's visit to the campus.

A missionary-priest, Rev Jeofrey Paul served in Palayamkottai and Thiruvananthapuram. He headed the Department of the New Testament in the Seminary and later became its principal before returning to England in 1965.