Kensal Green, London. 1980’s<br />
At Mount Zion Spiritual Baptist Church, Bishop George Gifford Noel from Grenada lies in an open casket. Mother Twila Noel passes children of the congregation over his body, in the belief that holding up a child over the deceased will ward off evil spirits, and the innocence of the child allows the dead person’s duppy or spirit transition into the spiritual world with greater ease. 1990s
Black British Afro Caribbean Church UK 1990s
Kensal Green, London. 1980’s
At Mount Zion Spiritual Baptist Church, Bishop George Gifford Noel from Grenada lies in an open casket. Mother Twila Noel passes children of the congregation over his body, in the belief that holding up a child over the deceased will ward off evil spirits, and the innocence of the child allows the dead person’s duppy or spirit transition into the spiritual world with greater ease. 1990s

Filename: Mount Zion Spiritual Baptist Church Uk 0106242017.jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 24 Aug 2014
Location: London Greater London United Kingdom
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