George Basden

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George Thomas Basden OBE FRGS[1] (31 October 1873–30 December 1944) was Archdeacon of The Niger from 1926 until 1936.[2]

He was educated at the CMS College, Islington and Durham University. He was ordained in 1901 and was at Onitsha from 1902 until 1908 He was the Principal at Awka from 1908 until 1926[3] before his appointment as Archdeacon; and Rector of Jevington afterwards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London Gazette
  2. ^ ‘BASDEN, Rev. George Thomas’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 19 Jan 2016
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p74: Oxford, OUP, 1929
  4. ^ Sussex OPC