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Service in the sacristy

From the Revd Peter Dodson
Sir, - Tonbridge School (Classified, 28 March) has advertised for a "Chapel Verger [for the] care of the sacristy, preparation for services and events, cleaning and general maintenance of the Chapel".

From the age of 14½, I was at boarding school in the 1940s. I was responsible for doing, or overseeing, all of the above tasks, besides being a chorister, organ-blower, ...

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