John Murray (priest)

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John Gabriel Murray (1901–1973) was an Anglican priest[1] in the mid 20th century.

He was born in 1901[2] and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[3] He was ordained after a period of study at Bishops' College, Cheshunt[4] in 1925. His first posts were curacies at St Mark’s Regent's Park[5] and St Gabriel, Pimlico[6] after which he was Perpetual Curate at All Saints, Hampton.[7] He was then Vicar of St Francis,[8] Isleworth[9] before becoming Provost[10] of St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow.[11] In 1944[12] he became Vicar of St Mary’s, Hendon[13] and then in 1952 of St Mary the Virgin, Eynesbury.[14] From 1959 to 1970 he was at All Saint’s Glencarse.[15] He retired to Pittenweem and died in 1973.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The History of Scottish Episcopal Church Archived 18 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1971–72 OUP, Oxford, 1973 ISBN 0104884185
  3. ^ "TRinity College Register of Members, 1929" Cambridge, Trinity College, 1929
  4. ^ Photo of College Archived 1 May 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Church web-site (1)
  6. ^ Church web-site (2)
  7. ^ Church web-site (3)
  8. ^ Church web-site (4)
  9. ^ Preaches at the Church Lads Brigade Annual service of thanksgiving > The Times, Monday, 25 Oct 1937; pg. 19; Issue 47824; col D Ecclesiastical News
  10. ^ St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow
  11. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689–2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0567087468
  12. ^ The Times, Saturday, 11 Mar 1944; pg. 6; Issue 49802; col C Ecclesiastical News
  13. ^ Church web-site (5)
  14. ^ Church web-site (6)
  15. ^ Church website (7) Archived 20 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ East Neuk Records Office Record Number414/00 0015
Religious titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Warner
Provost and Rector of
St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow

1937–1944
Succeeded by
Martin Leonard