John Hughes (priest)
|The Very Reverend
|Provost of Leicester Cathedral|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Leicester|
|Birth name||John Chester Hughes|
|Born||20 February 1924|
|Died||16 October 2008(aged 84)|
|Alma mater||Durham University|
Early life and education
Hughes was ordained in 1950. He began his career with a curacy at St Alban, Westcliff-on-Sea after which he was Succentor at Chelmsford Cathedral. He then held incumbencies at St Barnabas, Leicester and St St John the Baptist, Croxton Kerrial. In 1963 he became Provost of Leicester Cathedral, a post he held for 15 years. His last post before retirement in 1987 was as Vicar of St Nicholas, Bringhurst.
He died on 16 October 2008.
|Church of England titles|
Richard John Forrester Mayston
|Provost of Leicester Cathedral
Alan Christopher Warren