Noel Hopkins

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The Very. Rev Noel Thomas Hopkins , MA was an eminent Anglican priest in the mid 20th century.
He was born on 3 January 1892 and educated at Archbishop Holgate's School and Clare College, Cambridge.[1] He was ordained in 1915 [2] and was initially a Curate in Whitby. He was a Chaplain to the British Armed Forces during World War I. When peace returned he became Chaplain at Ripon College Cuddesdon. From 1925 to 1933 he was Sacrist of St Paul's Cathedral when he was appointed Provost of Wakefield, a post he held for nearly three decades.
He died on 26 July 1969 [3]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP 1940
  3. ^ The Times, Tuesday, 29 Jul 1969; pg. 8; Issue 57624; col G Obituary The Very Rev. N.T. Hopkins
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Arthur MacLeod
Provost of Wakefield
1933 – 1962
Succeeded by
Philip Norris Pare