Noel Kennaby

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Noel Martin Kennaby was Dean of St Albans from 1964 until 1973.[1] He was born on 22 December 1905, educated at Queens' College, Cambridge[2] and ordained in 1930. His first post was as a curate at Epsom after which he was priest in charge of Christ Church, Scarborough then Vicar of St Andrew’s Handsworth.[3] In 1943 he became Rural Dean of Tynemouth and then Provost of Newcastle.[4] His last post before his appointment to the deanery[5] was as senior chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury.[6] He died on 22 January 1994.


  1. ^ Ecclesiastical News New Dean Of St. Albans The Times Thursday, Oct 24, 1963; pg. 14; Issue 55840; col D
  2. ^ Who’s Who 1992 (London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3514-2
  3. ^ Church web-site
  4. ^ Parish history
  5. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Edward Brigstocke
Provost of Newcastle
1947 –1963
Succeeded by
Conrad Clifton Wolters
Preceded by
Arthur Kenneth Mathews
Dean of St Albans
1964 –1973
Succeeded by
Peter Clement Moore