Patrick Mitchell

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For the football manager, see Patrick Mitchell (football).

Patrick Reynolds Mitchell KCVO[1] is an Anglican priest.

He was born on 17 March 1930 [2] and educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford. Ordained in 1955 [3] he began his ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St. Mark's Church, Mansfield[4] following which he was Priest-Vicar of Wells Cathedral. He then held incumbencies in Milton, Portsmouth and Frome Selwood, Somerset before being appointed Dean of Wells in 1973,[5] a position he held for 16 years. In 1989 he became Dean of Windsor until his retirement eight years later.


  1. ^ Burke’s peerage
  2. ^ Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  4. ^ Church web-site
  5. ^ Debrett's People of Today: Ed Ellis,P (1992, London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Irven David Edwards
Dean of Wells
Succeeded by
Richard Lewis
Preceded by
Michael Ashley Mann
Dean of Windsor
Succeeded by
David Conner