Charles Blackett-Ord

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Charles Edward Blackett-Ord,[1] DD[2] was Archdeacon of Northumberland from 1917 to 1931.

Born in Grosvenor Square, London into an ecclesiastical family[3] on 16 September 1858,[4] Blackett-Ord was educated at Marlborough College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He was ordained deacon in 1882[5] and priest the following year [6] and began his career with curacies in South Shields and Ryton.[7] He held incumbencies at Ovingham,[8][9] Newburn,[10] Stamfordham and Rothbury [11] [12] before his Archdeacon’s appointment.[13]

A keen amateur cricketer,[14]Blackett-Ord died in post on 16 July 1931.[15] He married twice: firstly in 1887, Mary Delaval the only daughter of the Rev. Thomas Henry Chester, Rector of Ryton, with whom he had one daughter;[16] and secondly in 1927, Grace Marcia, daughter of the Rev. Dixon Dixon Brown.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Aberdeen Archival Database
  2. ^ Halhed
  3. ^ He was the 4th son of the Rev. John Alexander Blackett-Ord, sometime incumbent of Woolsington and Heddon-on-the-Wall ‘ BLACKETT ORD, Ven. Charles Edward’’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 1 April 2013
  4. ^ thePeerage.com
  5. ^ Durham. Ordinations. Deacons. The Times (London, England), Monday, Jun 05, 1882; pg. 8; Issue 30525
  6. ^ Durham. Ordinations. Priests. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 22, 1883; pg. 4; Issue 30826
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1929–30 Oxford, OUP,1929 p115
  8. ^ [1][permanent dead link]
  9. ^ London Gazette
  10. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence. The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 19, 1891; pg. 8; Issue 33459
  11. ^ "Upper Coquetdale, Northumberland: its history, traditions, folk-lore and scenery" Dixon, D.D:Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Robert Redpath, 1903
  12. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Monday, Jan 14, 1901; pg. 5; Issue 36351
  13. ^ Church Appointments The Times (London, England), Thursday, Oct 25, 1917; pg. 3; Issue 41618
  14. ^ Cricket Archive
  15. ^ Obituary:The Archdeacon Of Northumberland The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 17, 1931; pg. 16; Issue 45877
  16. ^ thePeerage.com
  17. ^ Dixon Brown
Church of England titles
Preceded by
James Henderson
Archdeacon of Northumberland
1917–1931
Succeeded by
Leslie Stannard Hunter