An email exchange between Tony Vintcent and Mark Ellison, a UK Old Sedberghian
From: Tony Vintcent
Date: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: Old Sedberghian Association: Hello From A "UK" Old Sedberghian...
To: Mark Ellison
Thank you, Mr. Ellison. We appreciate your commentary and, yes, it was a sad day when Sedbergh Canada had to close.
We too are delighted that the stained glass windows from our Chapel have found a home with Sedbergh in the UK.
Director - Alumni Affairs,
Sedbergh - Canada
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 1:53 PM, Old Sedberghian Association wrote:
This is an enquiry email via http://www.sedbergh.com/ from:
Hello Sedbergh Alumni,
One evening when I was searching the internet for facts about the "UK" Sedbergh School it was utterly amazing to find that a Sedbergh School had existed in Canada.
Somehow I knew this could not be by chance.
Further research revealed how Frank Duxbury from the UK Sedbergh and his companion had founded your school to provide a great expereince of nature as well as a first class education.
I found reading about the self reliance and resilience of the staff and teachers to be most inspiring, especially in response to the fire.
Your school looked truly beautiful, and so it was with great sadness that I read about the closing of your school, and my heart went out to all of those for whom it was almost a part of their being.
My own boarding Prep school (age 8 to 13) reacently closed due to poor marketing after being one of the best best Prep Schools in the UK for 100 years.
So from one UK Old Sedberghian to 100's of Canadian Old Sedberhians I just wanted to reach out and say I feel for your loss.
Your spirit lives on Sedberh UK, and I am delighted your Stained Glass windows have been moved to the UK school.
In hope that one day your school will be rebuilt.
Best wishes to you all :)