Kenneth Kay

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The Venerable
Kenneth Kay
Archdeacon of Bradford
In office
Personal details
Spouse(s) Blanche née Jones

The Venerable Kenneth Kay (1902–1958) was Archdeacon of Bradford, England, from 1953 [1] to 1957.

Kay was educated at the Chorister School, Durham and the city’s university [2] and ordained in 1926.[3] After a curacy at Herrington he became Chaplain of St Oswald, Lahore. Following this he was a Naval Chaplain serving on HMS Curacoa from 1931 to 1933 when he became Vicar of Queensbury (during World War II he returned to military service with the RNVR). In 1945 he became Vicar of Heaton and in 1948 an Honorary Canon of Bradford Cathedral.

He died on 30 August 1958.[4]


  1. ^ The Times Tuesday, 24 March 1953; p. 10; Issue 52578; col E Church Appointments
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1947
  4. ^ Who was Who (ibid)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Sidney Edward Lowe
Archdeacon of Bradford
Succeeded by
Hubert Laurence Higgs