Walter Wardle

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Walter Thomas Wardle (born Southsea 22 July 1900; died 12 February 1982) was Archdeacon of Gloucester from 1949 until his death.

Wardle was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford; and Ripon College Cuddesdon. He was ordained Deacon in 1926; and Priest in 1927.[1] After a curacy at Weeke he was an SPG Chaplain at Montana, Switzerland He was Rector of Wolferton with Babingley from 1929 to 1938; Vicar of Great Barrington and Little Barrington with Taynton, 1938 to 1943; and Vicar of Charlton Kings from 1943 o 1948 when he became a Canon Residentiary at Gloucester Cathedral, a post he held for the rest of his life.[2]


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929-30 p1356 London: Oxford University Press, 1929
  2. ^ ‘WARDLE, Ven. Walter Thomas’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 29 Jan 2017
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Augustine John Hodson
Archdeacon of Gloucester
Succeeded by
Christopher Wagstaff