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Obituary: DEACONESS MARJORIE PLATT

A correspondent writes:

DEACONESS Marjorie Platt, who died on 21 January, aged 89, had the rare distinction of serving under all six Bishops of Leicester.

The granddaughter of a Yorkshire lay minister who took her with him on pastoral visits, Marjorie continued to offer pastoral care as a clergy wife, Reader, and then deaconess all her life.

She was born Marjorie Nicklin in Thrybergh, near Maltby. Her father was a surface worker at the local pit. Her ...

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