Robert Dell

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The Ven. Robert Sydney Dell, MA (20 May 1922 – 19 January 2008) was Archdeacon of Derby from 1973[1] to 1992.[2]

He was educated at Harrow County School for Boys, Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Ridley Hall, Cambridge.[3] He was ordained in 1948.[4] His first posts were curacies in Islington and Cambridge. He was then successively: Chaplain at Wrekin College., Vicar of Mildenhall, Suffolk, Vice-Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Vicar of Chesterton, Cambridge and Canon Residentiary at Derby Cathedral.


  1. ^ Church news The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 26, 1973; pg. 18; Issue 58844
  2. ^ Church news.Resignations and retirements The Times (London, England), Saturday, September 26, 1992; pg. 19; Issue 64448
  3. ^ ‘DELL, Ven. Robert Sydney’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2008 accessed 2 Dec 2013
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Farquhar Richardson
Archdeacon of Derby
Succeeded by
Ian Gatford