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Essex vicar seeks wife to join in valentine set-up

by Pat Ashworth

AN ESSEX vicar got more than he bargained for when he joked to a local-newspaper reporter that his New Year resolution was to get married.

The Wanstead and Woodford Guardian promptly ran an article seeking to find a wife for the Revd Robert Hampson (aged 49), Vicar of Holy Trinity, Hermon Hill (pictured, above). Mr Hampson’s profile, displayed on the paper’s website, describes him as enjoying cooking, horse-riding, and painting with oils, as well as “sitting ...

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