Berkeley Cole

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The Venerable
Berkeley Cole
Archdeacon of Loughborough
In office
1953–1963
Archdeacon of Leicester
In office
1963–1973
Personal details
Born 20 October 1913
Died 19 July 1996
Spouse(s) Mabel Grace née Chapman

The Venerable (Ronald) Berkeley Cole[1] (1913–1996) was an eminent Anglican priest and author in the first half of the mid 20th century.

After an earlier career as a Registrar with the London County Freehold and Leasehold Properties Ltd he was ordained in 1943.[2] He began his career with a curacy in Braunstone after which he was Succentor of Leicester Cathedral. He was Vicar of St Philip, Leicester from 1950 to 1973.[3] He was Archdeacon of Loughborough from 1953 to 1963 and of Leicester from then until 1980.[4] His last post was as Rural Dean of Reps.

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
William John Lyon
Archdeacon of Loughborough
1953–1963
Succeeded by
Harold Lockley
Preceded by
Irven David Edwards
Archdeacon of Leicester
1953–1963
Succeeded by
Robert David Silk