Gilbert Thurlow

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The Very Rev Alfred Gilbert Goddard Thurlow [1](6 April 1911 – 24 April 1991)[2] was an Anglican dean and author [3] in the last third of the 20th century.

He was educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge[4] and ordained after a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon in 1935.[5] He was Curate of All Saints, Wokingham[6] then Precentor of Norwich Cathedral until 1955. He then held Norfolk incumbencies in Norwich and Great Yarmouth before becoming a Canon Residentiary at Norwich Cathedral, a post he held until elevation to the Gloucester Deanery in 1972- a post he held for a decade. He spent his retirement in Chichester.

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  1. ^ House of Names
  2. ^ Authors-TH
  3. ^ Amongst others he wrote "Church Bells and Ringers of Norwich", 1947; "St George Colegate Norwich, a Redundant Church", 1950; "The Mediæval Painted Panels of Norwich Cathedral", 1959; Norwich Cathedral, 1962; "Biblical Myths and Mysteries", 1974; and "Cathedrals and Abbeys", 1986 > British Library web site accessed 16:18 GMT Sunday 21 March 2010
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  6. ^ Church web-site
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Seiriol John Arthur Evans
Dean of Gloucester
1972–1982
Succeeded by
Kenneth Neal Jennings