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Thursday, 18 January, 2001, 17:47 GMT
Picture gallery: Farewell to Damilola
Family and friends of Damilola Taylor gather at All Saints Church in Plumstead on Thursday for the funeral of the 10-year-old schoolboy.

Damilola Taylor's funeral
The funeral cortege passes through the streets of south east London on its way to the church.

Damilola Taylor's funeral
Mourners weep as the small coffin, topped with a floral cross, is carried into the church by six pallbearers.

Damilola's father Richard Taylor
Damilola's father Richard Taylor (right) mourns the death of his son.

Mark Parsons
Damilola's headmaster Mark Parsons (centre) is overcome with grief at the funeral of his former pupil.

Prince Bola Ajibola
Nigerian High Commisioner Prince Bola Ajibola follows out the coffin of Damilola, who died after being stabbed in Peckham.

Patti Boulaye's wreath
A wreath from Patti Boulaye is among the tributes left in memory of Damilola at the church.

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