John Paul (priest)

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The Rev. Canon John Douglas Paul , was an eminent Anglican priest in the second half of the 20th century.[1]
He was born on 13 September 1928,[2] educated at Winchester College and Edinburgh University and ordained in 1954.[3] He was Curate at The Ascension, Portsmouth[4] and was then a missionary in Mozambique for over 20 years,[5] finally becoming Archdeacon of the country. After this he held incumbencies at Castle Douglas, Portobello and Elgin. He Dean of Moray, Ross and Caithness from 1991 to 1992.[6] He died on 23 September 2009.


  1. ^ Times On-line
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  4. ^ Photo of Church
  5. ^ “Mozambique: Memoirs of a Revolution”, Paul,J.D: Harmondsworth, Penguin African Library,1975 ISBN 0-14-041046-5
  6. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
Religious titles
Preceded by
Stewart Adam Thomson Mallin
Dean of Moray, Ross and Caithness
1991 to 1992
Succeeded by
Robin Whyte Forrest