".. it seems appropriate to give .. a photograph of the 'Green Man' or 'janitor-librarian of the Eastern porch' without whose courteous assistance, on payment of your sixpence, all access to the Campanile is inexorably barred. Seargeant Crooke has been elsewhere well described as 'the guide, philosopher and friend of the unaccustomed visitor to the Cathedral'; to its habitues his many qualities need no description." (Cathedral Chronicle 1919)
Tuesday, 6 May 2008
Seargent Crooke, standing at the old entrance to the Cathedral (now the Gift Shop) is an early member of that numerous host who have given generous service to the Cathedral over the decades, and have become part of its story.