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Chaplain to the High Sheriff


Caroline Franks is a Reader (Licensed Lay Minister) with the Benefice of Standon and The Mundens with Sacombe and has known the Beazley family for many years.


After starting her early working life as an accountant, Caroline training for ministry when her children were teenagers. She has worshipped at Standon for more than 30 years, and has served since her licensing both there and, since the benefice was formed, across the three churches. 


Caroline served for a number of years on the governing body of The Herts and Essex High School, the last four of those as Chair of Governors, and is now treasurer of Standon PCC and of two other local charities. She enjoys singing, especially church music.  One of her choirs often sings services in cathedrals when their own choirs are on holiday.