Arthur Duncan-Jones

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Arthur Stuart Duncan-Jones (25 April 1879 – 19 January 1955) was an Anglican priest and author in the first half of the 20th century.[1]

Arthur Duncan-Jones was the son of another priest, Duncan Llewellyn Davies Jones. Educated at Pocklington School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge,[2] he was ordained in 1912.[3] He held the College living at Blofield from 1912 until 1915 when he became Rector of Louth. He held further incumbencies at St Mary’s, Primrose Hill, and St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, before being elevated to the Deanery at Chichester Cathedral in 1929.[4] He held this post until his death on 19 January 1955.[5]


  • Ordered Liberty, 1917
  • Church Music, 1920
  • The Aumbry and Hanging Pyx, 1925.
  • Archbishop Laud, 1927
  • A Good Friday Service, 1928
  • Story of Chichester Cathedral, 1933
  • The Struggle for Religious Freedom in Germany, 1938
  • From U-Boat to Concentration Camp, 1938
  • The Soul of Czechoslovakia, 1941
  • Witness in the Post-War World, 1946
  • The Chichester Customary, 1948


  1. ^ Who was Who 1897-1990, London, A & C Black, 1991. ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Jones [post Duncan-Jones, A. S.], Arthur Stuart Duncan (JNS898AS)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ The Clergy List, London, Kelly’s, 1913
  4. ^ Deanery Of Chichester Appointment Of The Rev. A. S. Duncan Jones The TimesFriday, Sep 27, 1929; pg. 14; Issue 45319; col C
  5. ^ Obituary: The Very Rev. A. S. Duncan-Jones Dean Of Chichester The Times Thursday, Jan 20, 1955; pg. 10; Issue 53144; col E

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Julius Hannah
Dean of Chichester
1929 – 1950
Succeeded by
John Walter Atherton Hussey