William Sykes (clergyman)

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William Sykes (24 July 1861 – 24 August 1930), born Barrow-in-Furness, was first Curate of St John's Church, Tunbrdige Wells; Vicar of Hillsborough and Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield, 1895–1919; Vicar of Audley, Staffordshire, 1919–1928; first President of the Sovereign Grace Union 1913–1930.

He married Anne Jane Dodgson, 1885, who died in 1916; they had five sons and three daughters, including the clergyman William Dodgson-Sykes. He then married Emily Bartlett Knocker, in 1918, who survived him.

References[edit]

1. Sykes, William. The Salt of the Covenant.