Peter Bostock

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The Ven Peter Geoffrey Bostock (24 December 1911 – 28 May 1999) was an Anglican Archdeacon in the second half of the Twentieth century.[1]

He was educated at Charterhouse and The Queen's College, Oxford.[2] After a period of study at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford he was ordained Deacon in 1935[3] and Priest in 1937. He was a CMS Missionary in Kenya from 1935 to 1958; and Archdeacon of Mombassa from 1953 until 1958. Returning to England he was Vicar of High Melton and Archdeacon of Doncaster from 1967 to 1967. Finally he was Assistant Secretary of the Missionary and Ecumenical Council of the Church Assembly until his retirement in 1971.


  1. ^ ‘BOSTOCK, Rev. Canon Peter Geoffrey’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 12 Oct 2013
  2. ^ Mundus
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1947-48 pp129/130: London, OUP, 1947
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Leonard James Beecher
Archdeacon of Mombassa
1953 –1958
Succeeded by
Peter Mwang'ombe
Preceded by
John Malcolm Nicholson
Archdeacon of Doncaster
1959 –1967
Succeeded by
Evan James Gwyn Rogers