Henry Charles Robins was the Dean of Salisbury in the Church of England from 1943 until his retirement in 1953.
Born in Beccles on 2 February 1882 and educated at Winchester  and New College, Oxford, he was ordained into the priesthood in 1908. His first post was as a Curate at St John’s, Gosport after which he was an Assistant Chaplain in Khartoum then Vicar of Fleet. From 1922 to 1943 he held incumbencies at Chafford, Barking and Portsmouth before his elevation to the Deanery. An Honorary Chaplain to the King, he died on 31 July 1960; and his wife Dorothy 9 years later.
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- New Dean Of Salisbury The Times Friday, Jul 30, 1943; pg. 2; Issue 49611; col D
- British History On-line
- “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
- Obituary Very Rev. H. C. Robins Dean Emeritus Of Salisbury The Times Wednesday, Aug 03, 1960; pg. 10; Issue 54840; col E
- Memorial at Salisbury cathedral
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