John Richardson (Archdeacon of Derby)

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The Ven. John Farquhar Richardson, MA (23 April 1905- 29 April 1991[1]) was Archdeacon of Derby [2] from 1952 to 1973; and an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen during the same period.

He was educated at Winchester and Trinity Hall, Cambridge and Westcott House, Cambridge.[3] He was ordained deacon in 1929 and priest in 1930. His first post was as a Curate at Holy Trinity, Cambridge.[4] He was Chaplain of Repton School from 1932 to 1935; Curate of St Martin-in-the-Fields from 1935 to 1936;[5] Vicar of Christ Church, Hampstead from 1936 to 1941; and Rector of Bishopwearmouth from 1941 to[6] 1952.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cricket Archive
  2. ^ NPG details
  3. ^ ‘RICHARDSON, Ven. John Farquhar’, 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 1 Dec 2013
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1947/48 Oxford, OUP, 1947 pp 1105
  5. ^ The Times (London, England), Monday, Jan 20, 1936; pg. 15; Issue 47276
  6. ^ London Gazette
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Edward FitzHerbert
Archdeacon of Derby
1952–1973
Succeeded by
Robert Sydney Dell