Minutes of the Fourteenth Annual General Meeting of Guildford New Cathedral Council, April 1968
This was the last General Meeting of The Council for The Dean, Bishop Clarkson. It was the unanimous wish that the only remaining mullion statue on the outer wall of the Nave that of KNOWLEDGE should be carved as a portrait statue of the Dean.
A memorandum on the subject of The Council had been circulated suggesting it should be replaced by “The Friends of Guildford Cathedral”.
The following resolution was proposed, seconded and carried unanimously “that this Council approves in principle the re-constitution of itself of the Society of the Friends of Guildford Cathedral and directs its executive to prepare the appropriate alterations to its memorandum and articles of association and to seek the necessary consents thereto”