The Church of Walmington on Sea: A Quiz

You are invited to try our quiz on the church in Walmington on Sea during the time in which Captain George Mainwaring led the Home Guard in the town. The answers will be posted in the comments in a few days time. Comments or discussion welcome in our Church Facebook Groupwe’ll post clues there too, on request.

To which saint is Walmington on Sea Parish Church dedicated?

What is the name of the Vicar (first and last names)?

The Vicar wears the hood of which degree from which Univeristy?

Before coming to Walmington on Sea the Vicar held at least two none parish appointments – can you name one?

As well as his parish duties the Vicar also edits a national magazine, what is it’s name?

What is the name of the Church Verger, and his wife (first and last names, please)?

At one stage concern is expressed about the Verger’s relationship with a woman not his wife. What is the woman’s name?

Questions are raised about where the Verger counts the Sunday morning collection. Where does he count it?

Captain Mainwaring expressed concern about a potentially seditious sermon the Vicar preached at the time of Dunkirk. What was the subject of the sermon?

What is the weakness of the Vicar to which the Verger draws Captain Mainwaring’s attention?

Numerous gatherings are held in the Church Hall – can you name some?

One of the residents of Walmington on Sea is the daughter of the suffrgan Bishop of Clegthorpe. Can you name her?

This is the first in a short series of light hearted quizzes on the church in different locations which we offer in the current lockdown.

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1 Response to The Church of Walmington on Sea: A Quiz

  1. Fr Timothy says:

    Does the first question refer to the dedication is series 1, or the dedication in series 2 to 9? The dedication was different in series 1, and is a notable continuity “error” (although the church dedication was apparently changed deliberately, rather than by accident).

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