Cecil Cooper (priest)

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The Very Rev Cecil Henry Hamilton Cooper (1871 – 6 January 1942) was Dean of Carlisle[1] from 1933 to 1938.

Born into an ecclesiastical family in 1871,[2] he was educated at Pocklington School and Keble College, Oxford and ordained in 1895. After curacies at St Mary’s Alverstoke[3] and St Faith with St Cross Hospital, Winchester he held incumbencies in Winchester and Scarborough[4] before being appointed Archdeacon of York in 1923. A decade later he was elevated to the Deanery,[5] retiring in 1938. He died on 6 January 1942.[6]


  1. ^ Deans of Carlisle
  2. ^ His father was the Rev. H. W. Cooper sometime Vicar of West Norwood "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  4. ^ Vicars of Scarborough
  5. ^ New Dean Of Carlisle Archdeacon Of York Appointed The Times Wednesday, 15 February 1933; p. 12; Issue 46369; col D
  6. ^ The Times, Thursday, 8 January 1942; p. 1; Issue 49128; col A Deaths
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Venn Stuart
Dean of Carlisle
1933 – 1938
Succeeded by
Frederick William Matheson