Slideshow: Funeral for 'man in the woods'

HUNDREDS of people paid their respects to Dick Barratt, known as the man in the woods , whose funeral was held at Rickling Church on Tuesday. Friends Ralph and Barbara Daniels said: There must have been about 250 to 300 people attending – many were stan

HUNDREDS of people paid their respects to Dick Barratt, known as the 'man in the woods', whose funeral was held at Rickling Church on Tuesday.

Friends Ralph and Barbara Daniels said: "There must have been about 250 to 300 people attending - many were standing. It was a moving occasion with the hymns Morning Has Broken and All Things Bright and Beautiful both very significant hymns summing up Dick Barrat's life."

Mr Barratt, who had spent 44 years living in the woods at Quendon, died aged 77 in Addenbrooke's Hospital.


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