John Lewis (Archdeacon of Hereford)

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The Ven. John Wilfred Lewis, MA (25 September 1909 – 4 January 1984) was an Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Ludlow from 1960 to 1970; and Archdeacon of Hereford from 1970[1] to 1976[2]

He was educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and Westcott House, Cambridge; and ordained in 1936.[3] After a curacy in Portsea he was Chaplain at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Calcutta. After this he held incumbencies in Eastleigh, Reading and Wellington, Herefordshire. He was a Canon Residentiary at Hereford Cathedral from 1961 to 1970.


  1. ^ New Archdeacon Of Hereford The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Apr 07, 1970; pg. 12; Issue 57837
  2. ^ ‘LEWIS, Ven. John Wilfred’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 5 Dec 2013
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1947-48 p802: Oxford, OUP, 1947
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Hugh Henry Molesworth Bevan
Archdeacon of Ludlow
Succeeded by
Stanley Mark Wood
Preceded by
Thomas Berkeley Randolph
Archdeacon of Hereford
Succeeded by
Thomas Barfett