John Hawkins (priest)

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John Stanley Hawkins (30 June 1903 – 23 August 1965) was an Anglican priest: the Archdeacon of Totnes from 1962 until his death.[1]

He was educated at St Chad's College and ordained in 1933.[2] He began his career as a Curate at St Stephen’s, Liverpool,[3] after which he was Rector of Dalwallinu then South Perth, Western Australia. During World War Two he was a chaplain in the RAAF. Returning to England he was a Curate at Wolborough then Vicar of Withycombe Raleigh.

His son Richard became Bishop of Crediton.[2]


  1. ^ Deaths The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Aug 25, 1965; pg. 1; Issue 56409
  2. ^ a b ‘HAWKINS, Rt Rev. Richard Stephen’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 30 June 2012
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edgar Hall
Archdeacon of Totnes
Succeeded by
Robert Newhouse