Edward Seagar

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Edward Leslie Seager was Archdeacon of Dorset from 1955 to 1974.[1]

Born on 5 October 1904, he was educated at Bromsgrove School and Durham University ordained in 1929. At Durham he was a member of Hatfield College.[2] He was Chaplain at Wellington School from 1931 until 1939; and a Chaplain to the Forces from then[3] until 1946. He was Vicar of Gillingham, Dorset from 1946 to 1979, Rural Dean of Shaftesbury from 1951 to 1956; and a Canon of Salisbury Cathedral from 1954 to 1968.

He died on 2 November 1983.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  2. ^ "Durham University Calendar 1936-7". reed.dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 March 2018. 
  3. ^ London Gazette 8 August 1939
  4. ^ ‘SEAGER, Ven Edward Leslie’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 22 Nov 2012