Ronald Beddoes

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The Very Rev.Ronald Alfred Beddoes

The Very Rev Ronald Alfred Beddoes was an eminent Anglican Priest in the second half of the 20th century.
He was born on September 14, 1912, educated at St Chad's College and ordained in 1936.[1] After a curacy at Dawden, County Durham he was Priest in charge of Grindon. He then held incumbencies at Greatham[2] and Easington[3] until his appointment as the fourth Provost of Derby Cathedral. He resigned in 1981 and was Priest in charge of Beeley and Edensor until 1997.[4]
He died in autumn 2000, aged 88.[5]


  1. ^ Durham Diocesan Records: Ordination papers
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, Dec 02, 1943; pg. 7; Issue 49718; col B Ecclesiastical News
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1987-88 Lambeth, Church House, 1987 ISBN 0-7151-8066-5
  4. ^ Church Times
  5. ^ Telegraph obituary
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ronald Stanhope More O'Ferrall
Provost of Derby
1953 – 1981
Succeeded by
Benjamin Hugh Lewers