Harry Barton (priest)

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Harry Douglas Barton, MA (1 December 1898 – died 16 March 1968 ) was Archdeacon of Sudbury from 1962[1] until his death.

Barton was educated at The King's School, Ely and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1924[2] and served curacies in Swansea and Bradford.[3] He was Vicar of Coleshill, Warwickshire from 1938; an Army Chaplain during World War Two; Rural Dean of Sutton Coldfield, then Sudbury before he took up his Archdeacon’s appointment.


  1. ^ Ecclesiastical News The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 27, 1962; pg. 14; Issue 55428
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  3. ^ ‘BARTON, Ven. Harry Douglas’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 4 March 2013
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Hugh Ross Norton
Archdeacon of Sudbury
Succeeded by
David Rokeby Maddock