Harold Hyde-Lees

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Harold Montagu Hyde-Lees was Archdeacon of Portsmouth from 1937[1] to 1945.

Hyde-Lees was born in 1890, educated at Eton and Wadham College, Oxford[2] and ordained in 1921.[3] He was a curate at St Luke’s, Derby and then Acting Chaplain at St Mark's English Church, Florence. After a further curacy in Falmouth he was Vicar of Looe from 1927 to 1937 when he became an Archdeacon. His last appointment was as Rector of Withycombe.

Harold Hyde-Lees died on 14 June 1963.[4]


  1. ^ The Times, Wednesday, 16 Jun 1937; pg. 11; Issue 47712; col D Ecclesiastical News
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1940–41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  4. ^ The Times, Wednesday, 19 Jun 1963; pg. 1; Issue 55731; col A Deaths
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Harold Nickinson Rodgers
Archdeacon of Portsmouth
Succeeded by
Arthur Leonard Kitching