John Treadgold

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John David Treadgold LVO was an Anglican priest.

Born on 30 December 1931 [1] and educated at the University of Nottingham, he was ordained after a period of study at Wells Theological College in 1960.[2] He was the Vicar Choral at Southwell Minster [3] and then held incumbencies at Wollaton and Darlington.[4] A canon at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, he became Dean of Chichester in 1989, retiring in 2001. A carved gargoyle at Chichester Cathedral was inspired by his face.[5]

He died on 15 February 2015.[6]


  1. ^ Times On-line
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  3. ^ Debrett's People of Today: Ed Ellis,P (1992, London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2
  4. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  5. ^ Independent Life & Style
  6. ^ Treadgold
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Robert Tinsley Holtby
Dean of Chichester
1989 – 2001
Succeeded by
Nicholas Frayling