Lawrence Jackson (priest)

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Lawrence Jackson AKC (22 March 1926 – 15 November 2002) was an eminent Anglican priest in the 20th century.[1]

A Yorkshireman, he trained for the priesthood at King's College London (spending his final year at St Boniface College, Warminster) and was ordained in 1951.[2] He was a Curate at St Margaret's Church, Leicester and then Vicar of Wymeswold. After further incumbencies at St James the Greater, Leicester and Holy Trinity, Coventry,[3] he was appointed Provost of Blackburn in 1973.[4] He retired in 1992 and died a decade later.


  1. ^ "Handbook of British Chronology" Fryde, E.B; Greenway, D.E; Porter,S; Roy,I Cambridge, CUP,1996 ISBN 978-0-521-56350-5
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ The Times, Monday, Oct 01, 1973; pg. 19; Issue 58901; col A News in brief
Religious titles
Preceded by
Norman Robinson
Provost of Blackburn
Succeeded by
David Frayne