John Beer (priest)

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John Stuart Beer (born 15 March 1944[1]) is a priest in the Church of England and former Archdeacon of Cambridge.[2]

Beer was at Roundhay School and Pembroke College, Oxford. After working in advertising with Rowntree's in York he was ordained in 1972. He became a curate at St John the Baptist's Knaresborough and then a fellow and chaplain at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. After this he became the Rector of Toft and then the Vicar of Grantchester.[3] He was Archdeacon of Huntington from 1997 until his appointment to Ely in 2004. He retired in 2014.

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Kitson Sledge
Archdeacon of Huntingdon
1997-2004
Succeeded by
Hugh McCurdy
Preceded by
Jeffrey John Seagrief Watson
Archdeacon of Cambridge
(previously Ely)

2004-2014
Succeeded by
To be determined