Newton Leeke

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The Very Rev. Thomas Newton Leeke, MA (17 January 1854[1] – 26 October 1933[2]) was an Anglican priest. He was the Archdeacon of Totnes from 1921 until his death.[3]

Leeke was educated at Harrow School, Trinity College, Cambridge and Wells Theological College.[4] His first posts were curacies at Keele and Alcester. He was Rector of Longford from 1880 to 1883, Vicar of Inkberrow from 1893 to 1896 and Rector of Bideford until 1921, also He was Rural Dean of Hartland from 1914 until his years as Archdeacon.


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  2. ^ The Archdeacon Of Totnes. The Times (London, England), Saturday, Oct 28, 1933; pg. 7; Issue 46587
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929-30 p 778: Oxford, OUP, 1929
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Arthur Hennell Simms
Archdeacon of Totnes
Succeeded by
John Lawrence Cobham