Willoughby Allen

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Willoughby Charles Allen (7 October 1867-10 February 1953[1] ) was an Anglican priest in the early 20th century.[2]

He was educated at the Clergy Orphan School in Canterbury[3] and Exeter College, Oxford.[4] He was ordained in 1894[5] and began his ecclesiastical career as a curate in South Hinksey. He was a Fellow of His old college[6] until 1908 when he became Principal of Egerton Hall, Manchester. He was Archdeacon of Manchester from 1909[7] to 1916; Archdeacon of Blackburn from 1916 to 1920; and Rector of Saham Toney from 1922 to 1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rev. W. C. Allen The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 12, 1953; pg. 10; Issue 52544
  2. ^ ‘ALLEN, Rev. Willoughby Charles’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 21 June 2013
  3. ^ 'UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE' Jackson's Oxford Journal (Oxford, England), Saturday, July 9, 1887; Issue 7008
  4. ^ College web-site
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929 p17
  6. ^ University Intelligence The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 20, 1894; pg. 10; Issue 34295
  7. ^ News in Brief The Times (London, England), Saturday, Sep 11, 1909; pg. 13; Issue 39062
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Charles Wright
Archdeacon of Manchester
1909–1916
Succeeded by
Noel Lake Aspinall
Preceded by
Robert Crompton Fletcher
Archdeacon of Blackburn
1916–1920
Succeeded by
Edward Shaw Richardson