Anthony Balmforth

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Anthony James Balmforth (3 September 1926 – 20 February 2009)[1] was Archdeacon of Bristol[2] from 1979 until 1990.[3]

Balmforth educated at Sebright School and Brasenose College, Oxford.[4] He was ordained Deacon in 1952 and Priest in 1953. After a curacy in Mansfield [5] he held incumbencies in Skegby, Kidderminster and Kings Norton until his Archdeacon’s appointment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Church Times
  2. ^ "The Venerable Anthony James Balmforth". Old Wolvernian Association. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  3. ^ ‘BALMFORTH, Ven. Anthony James’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2009 ; online edn, Nov 2009 accessed 2 May 2013
  4. ^ Brazen Nose
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1959-60 Oxford, OUP, 1959 p51
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Leslie Williams
Archdeacon of Bristol
1979–1990
Succeeded by
David Banfield