Ernest Sharpe

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Ernest Newton Sharpe (1866 – January 1949) was an eminent[1] Anglican.[2] Priest[3] in the 20th century.

He was born into an ecclesiastical family [4] in 1866 and educated at Westminster and Clare College, Cambridge.[5] Ordained in 1890, he began his career with a curacy at Bath Abbey.[6] Following this he was Vicar of Emanuel Church, West Hampstead [7] then Rector of Kersal.[8] After this he was Rector of Holy Trinity, Marylebone, then Rural Dean of Paddington.[9] A Prebendary then Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral, he was Archdeacon of London from 1930 to 1947.[10]
He died on 20 January 1949.[11]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ LSE archives
  2. ^ Open Library
  3. ^ On-line Parish clerks
  4. ^ His father was the Rev. Henry Sharpe, sometime Vicar of Trinity Church, Hampstead > “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  5. ^ "Sharpe, Ernest Newton (SHRP885EN)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  6. ^ The Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1891; pg. 13; Issue 33334; col A Ordinations.
  7. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Jul 04, 1894; pg. 10; Issue 34307; col G Ecclesiastical Intelligence”
  8. ^ The Times, Monday, Jun 08, 1908; pg. 8; Issue 38667; col C Ecclesiastical Intelligence.
  9. ^ Vicars of St James, Paddington
  10. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  11. ^ Obituary The Times Saturday, Jan 22, 1949; pg. 4; Issue 51286; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ernest Edward Holmes
Archdeacon of London
1930 – 1947
Succeeded by
Oswin Harvard Gibbs-Smith