Norman Hook

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Norman Hook[1] was an Anglican dean[2] in the second quarter of the 20th century. Born in 1898[3] he was educated at Durham University and ordained in 1921. Following curacies in Liverpool [4] he held incumbencies at Enborne, West Norwood and Knutsford.[5] In 1945 he was appointed Rural Dean of Wimbledon and became a Canon of Southwark Cathedral. From 1953[6] until 1969[7] he was Dean of Norwich.[8] An eminent author,[9] he died on 20 May 1976.[10]

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  1. ^ NPG details
  2. ^ Ecclesiastical News New Dean Of Norwich The Times Friday, 3 Oct 1952; pg. 8; Issue 52433; col D
  3. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ The Times, Tuesday, 27 Sep 1938; pg. 15; Issue 48110; col D Ecclesiastical News Church Appointments
  6. ^ Norfolk Record Office online catalogue
  7. ^ Church News Dean Of Norwich To Resign The Times Thursday, 13 Mar 1969; pg. 12; Issue 57508; col D
  8. ^ "Norwich Cathedral : church, city and diocese, 1096-1996" Atherton, I: London Hambledon Press, 1996 ISBN 1-85285-134-1
  9. ^ Amongst others he wrote "Holy is His Name: Studies in the Problem of Evil", 1957; "The Eucharist in the New Testament", 1965; and "Christ in the Twentieth Century" 1968> British Library web site accessed 12:18 GMT Sunday 12 July 2009
  10. ^ The Times, Saturday, 22 May 1976; pg. 26; Issue 59711; col A Deaths
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Herbert St Barbe Holland
Dean of Norwich
1953–1969
Succeeded by
Alan Brunskill Webster