- nd [1970s] (Creation)
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00:06 (minutes:seconds) - excerpt introduced by sound of cathedral's four bells, rung by William Punfitt.
00:31 - Right Revd Edward Roberts, Bishop of Ely, describes cathedral's role within the fens and its establishment by Queen Etheldreda in 673.
02:35 - Canon Paulie, one of four residentiary canons responsible for the cathedral, describes his responsibility for upkeep of fifteen acres of gardens and buildings, in particular, the difficulty of heating cathedral using six coke stoves.
03:34 - aforesaid William Punfitt, cathedral maintenance man, describes his duties, which include maintaining coke burners, cleaning and guiding visitors up 228 steps of the west tower.
05:07 - Donovan Purcell, Surveyor to the Fabric, is visiting architect to cathedral responsible for regular inspection, explains problem of west tower whose fifteenth century octaganol tower and four corner turrets places strain on original Norman tower.
06:42 - Alan Franklin, Head Verger, describes his responsibilities, which include overseeing brass rubbing, preparation of services and overseeing visits by public.
08:56 - Mrs Paulie, wife of aforesaid Canon Paulie, and person-in-charge of the flower guild describes work involved in maintaining flower arrangements within cathedral.
10:23 - Mrs Faithweathers describes work repairing cathedral's vestments and recalls attempted burgulary of cathedral safe, during which some of the vestments were blown-up.
11:43 - Canon Moore, residentiary canon responsible for cathedrals monuments, ancient documents and archives, describes plans to adapt cathedral to contemporary forms of worship.
14:21 - Dr Arthur Wills, cathedral organist and person in charge of cathedral choir formed from pupils of the King's School and composer and teacher of music at Royal Academy, Cambridge University and King's School, comments on cathedral's organ.
15:13 - sound of organ finishes the item.