Tag: Lay clerk

A tribute to Thomas Dyson

In May 1903 A.Y. Nutt, Chapter Surveyor at St George’s Chapel, recorded a payment of 3s 6d to the carpenter, Mr Bond, for ‘arranging seats & placing 2 dozen extra chairs in Choir for Mr Dyson’s Funeral Service & replacing ...

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A Musical forewarning…

“We promise that there shall be no damage to             the Turf or undue noise.” Surely the daughters of our Windsor Choir Must to angelic perfectness aspire, What mortal e’er played croquet without tattle Without – of tongues and balls ...

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A difficult life

James Salmon was appointed a probationer lay clerk on 18 May 1780 [SGC VI.B.8]. He and his wife Sarah had four children who were baptised in the Chapel; William on 18 March 1787; Elizabeth-Mary on 27 January 1789; Ann on ...

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The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.