All answers can be found inside St Nicholas’ Church, Worth and no ladders are required!
|1.||Which former Rector of Worth was awarded the Croix de Guerre?
The Revd. Leonard Norman Phillips (see ledger slab to N of the altar in the N porticus)
|2.||In a dream, the ouroboros inspired August Kekulé to describe the structure of benzene. Three memorials at Worth bear the ouroboros: who do they commemorate, and what does the symbol mean here?
Mary Norman (W wall of S porticus); Gilbert East Joliffe (S nave wall near font); William Lambe (N nave wall near font). They indicate resurrection and eternity.
|3.||Where can you see the Pelican in Her Piety (pecking her breast to feed her chicks with her blood)?
The right quatrefoil in the window in the S wall of the S porticus
|4.||Who was (sic) “Solliciter to the King”?
Sir Robert Heath (see memorial on N wall above the pulpit).
|5.||Who, as a gift of whom, went up in the world in 1610?
The Choir, whose W gallery was the gift of The Late Revd. Anthony Lynton.
|6.||Who exhorts us to believe, repent, hope, love, pray, hate to sin, and renounce the world?
Thomas Whitfeld (memorial on E wall of N porticus).
|7.||Who died of smallpox at the age of 38?
Bysshe Shelley (memorial at W end of N nave wall).
|8.||The catalogue of worthy women includes who?
Elizabeth Whitfeld. (memorial W wall of N Porticus).
|9.||A holder of the VC is remembered at Worth, but where is he buried?
Wing Commander Hugh Gordon Malcolm. Buried in Beja War Cemetery, Tunisia, December 1942.
|10.||The Holy Spirit in the form of a Dove appears to be involved in a Red Arrows flypast. Where?
Stained Glass memorial to GLJ and GAJ (1944/55) in window on E wall of N porticus, above the altar).