George Fox (priest)

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Benjamin George Burton Fox, MC (28 July 1913 – 6 November 1978)[1] was Archdeacon of Wisbech from 1964[2] until his death.[3]

Fox was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Norwich and the University of London; and was ordained in 1936. He served curacies in Guildford and Bath. After this he was a Chaplain to the Forces during World War Two.[4] When peace returned he held incumbencies in Potten End, Bedford, Montego Bay (where he was also the Archdeacon of Cornwall from 1950 to 1955), Fulham[5] and Haddenham.[6]


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  2. ^ Ecclesiastical News The Times (London, England), Thursday, Oct 15, 1964; pg. 14; Issue 56143
  3. ^ ‘ FOX, Ven. (Benjamin) George (Burton)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 10 March 2014
  4. ^ London Gazette
  5. ^ stetheldredawithstclementfulham
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Parker Pelloe
Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech
Succeeded by
William James Patterson