Richard Lewis (priest)

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Richard Lewis was the Dean of Wells from 1990 to 2003.

He was born on 24 December 1935[1] and educated at the Royal Masonic School for Boys and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1960[2] he began his ecclesiastical career with a Curacy in Hinckley following which he was Priest in charge of St Edmund, Riddlesdown. He then held incumbencies in South Merstham, Wimbledon and Dulwich before his elevation to the Deanery.[3]


  1. ^ LEWIS, Very Rev. Richard’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011 ; online edn, Nov 2011 accessed 21 June 2012
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  3. ^ Debrett's People of Today: Ed Ellis,P (1992, London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Patrick Reynolds Mitchell
Dean of Wells
Succeeded by
John Martin Clarke