Music teacher and Receptionist at St Martin’s House, Ann St

Frances Thompson

About Frances -

Frances Thompson is a music teacher and currently a Receptionist at St Martin’s House.  She sings Evensong at St John’s Cathedral, and also worships at many Southern Region churches, accompanying her husband, Bishop John Roundhill. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Lancaster University, UK,  with a special interest in orchestral strings, Kodaly singing and handbells.

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Articles by Frances

Features Features

Three Anglican priests, 10 siblings, a dog named ‘Satan’ and hundreds of letters

“Picture, if you will, a large extended family on holiday in Porlock, Somerset, in the south west of England. The date is August 1906 and the family have taken rooms at Birchanger Farm for a month where they have been enjoying excursions, bicycling, walking and bathing,” writes Frances Thompson following her discovery that the famous Bodleian Library holds hundreds of her family’s letters, dating back to the early 1900s

Reflections Reflections

Faith, cancer and parkrun

“I know some Christians believe everything happens for a reason. It is good that no-one actually said that to my face, as I probably would have felt like punching them,” reflects Frances Thompson on her cancer diagnosis and recovery