Eric Porter Goff

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Eric Noel Porter Goff was an Anglican priest.

He was born on Christmas Eve 1902, educated at Trinity College, Dublin [1] and ordained in 1927.[2] His first posts were at Christ Church, Westminster, St. Michael's Church, Chester Square and Immanuel, Streatham. In 1939 he became Provost of Portsmouth.[3] He resigned in 1972 and died on 4 April 1981.[4] His clerical career ended in sad circumstances.[5]


  1. ^ “Who was Who”, 1897-2007, London, A & C Black, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  3. ^ History in Portsmouth Archived 2011-10-06 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Obituary Rev E. N. Porter Goff, The Times, 7 April 1981; pg. 14; Issue 60896; col F
  5. ^ The Birmingham Post, 2 August 1972; pg. 1; Issue 35481; col A
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Heywood Masters
Provost of Portsmouth
1939 – 1972
Succeeded by
Michael John Nott