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Frontispiece and Contents

Foreword and Authors Preface

I - Early Days [p9]

II - In the City [p13]

III - AT COLLEGE [p18]

IV - FIRST CURACY IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY [p20]

V - SECOND CURACY AT CATFORD [p23]

VI - ABBEY WOOD AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR [p26]

VII - HINDHEAD [p31]

VIII - LYNSTED AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR [p34]

IX - THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND [p44]

X - THE ADDITIONAL CURATES SOCIETY [p47]

APPENDICES

GUILD OF ALL SOULS [p50]

ANGLICAN ORDERS [p51]

KIKUYA [p53]

DOCTRINAL VERSES [p54]

LETTER ON “THE CRUSADE” [p55]

LETTER ON THE DEATH OF THE REV. G. H. MORRELL [p56]

MRS. ESDAILE’S ESSAY ON EPIPHANIUS EVESHAM [p59]

CHRISTIANITY AND DIVORCE [p63]

Index

Twist of the Collar - Clerical Memoirs by Rev. L. E. A. Ehrmann

Rev. L.E.A.Erhmann - The AuthorRev G H Morrell

Rev. L.E.A. Ermann (the Author) and Rev. G.H. Morrell

Frontispiece

Being Memoirs of one abandoning Commerce for the Ministry
With Illustrations and an Index.

by the REV. L. E. A. EHRMANN, A.K.C.L. AND LEEDS CLERGY SCHOOL
Twenty years Vicar of Lynsted. Kent

With a Foreword by the Ven. The ARCHDEACON OF CANTERBURY

Quad semper, quad ubique, quad ab omnibus creditum est

PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR AT AYMERS LODGE, LYNSTED, SITTINGBOURNE, KENT,
1949 - PRINTED DY W. S. PARRETT LTD., HIGH STREET, SITTINGBOURNE

ERRATUM
In place of “times” in paragraph 3 on page 52 read “terms’
thus: “in such terms as these”

DEDICATED to the sacred memory of my dear Parents LOUIS and JULIA EHRMANN to whom
the writer owes so much for their affection and careful upbringing.

[Society Note: The Original Page Numbering is indicated in Square Brackets in the text.]

CONTENTS

FOREWORD p6
AUTHOR’S PREFACE p7
CONTENTS p8
I - EARLY DAYS p9
II - IN THE CITY p13
III - AT COLLEGE p18
IV - FIRST CURACY IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY p20
V - SECOND CURACY AT CATFORD p23
VI - ABBEY WOOD AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR p26
VII - HINDHEAD p31
VIII - LYNSTED AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR p34
IX - THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND p44
X - THE ADDITIONAL CURATES SOCIETY p47

APPENDIX

GUILD OF ALL SOULS p50
ANGLICAN ORDERS p51
KIKUYA p53
DOCTRINAL VERSES p54
LETTER ON “THE CRUSADE” p55
LETTER ON THE DEATH OF THE REV. G. H. MORRELL p56
MRS. ESDAILE’S ESSAY ON EPIPHANIUS EVESHAM p59
CHRISTIANITY AND DIVORCE p63

ILLUSTRATIONS

THE AUTHOR - Frontispiece - i
THE REV. G. H. MORRELL - Frontispiece - ii
THE REV. CANON PAUL PETIT p18
THE REV. CANON C. S. WALLACE p18
CATFORD GROUP OF CLERGY 1912 p18
INTERIOR OF S. ALBAN, HINDHEAD p19
LYNSTED VILLAGE: SNOWBOUND p38
S. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS’, ABBEY WOOD (INTERIOR) p38
LYNSTED PARISH CHURCH AFTER THE RESTORATION (1932-33) p39
LYNSTED VICARAGE CINEMA p39
NORTH CHAPEL AT LYNSTED AFTER BOMBING p54
SCULPTURE AT LYNSTED OF EPIPHANIUS EVESHAM p55
LYNSTED PARISH CHURCH: A FORMER VIEW p55
LYNSTED PARISH CHURCH (EXTERI0R) p65