Michael Chandler (priest)

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Michael John Chandler is an Anglican priest and author.[1][2]

He was born on 27 May 1945, educated at Brasted Place College,[3] Lincoln Theological College, and King's College London (PhD), and ordained in 1973.[4] He held curacies at St Dunstan’s Canterbury and then St John the Baptist, Margate. After this he was the incumbent at Newington and then Hackington. He was a Canon Residentiary at Canterbury Cathedral from 1995 to 2003 when he became Dean of Ely, a post he retired from on 30 September 2011.[5]


  1. ^ Diocese of Ely website
  2. ^ Among other books he has written The Life and Work of John Mason Neale (1995), The Life and Work of Henry Parry Liddon (2000), An Introduction to the Oxford Movement (2003)
  3. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House,1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Daily Telegraph Issue no 48,625 (dated Friday, 30 September 2011) Clergy News p 28
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Michael John Higgins
Dean of Ely
Succeeded by
Mark Bonney