John Waddington (priest)

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The Very Rev John Albert Henry Waddington,[1] MBE, TD, MA(Lambeth) (10 February 1910 - 23 November 1994) was the Provost of St Edmundsbury [2] from 1958 to 1976.[3]

He was educated at the London College of Divinity and ordained in 1934.[4] His first ecclesiastical posts were curacies at St Andrew’s, Streatham and St Paul’s, Furzedown.[5] After this he was Rector of Great Bircham from 1938 to 1945 then Vicar of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich[6] until 1958.

  1. ^ NPG details
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ The Pictorial History of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk by John Albert Henry Waddington, Andover, Pitkin, 1961
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. ^ Who was Who 1897-2007. London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  6. ^ Church web-site
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Lawrence White
Provost of St Edmundsbury
1958 –1976
Succeeded by
David Rokeby Maddock