Alexander Sargent

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Alexander Sargent (9 May 1895 – 5 January 1989) was an eminent Anglican clergyman in the mid 20th century. [1]

He was born on 9 May 1895, [2] educated at The King's School, Canterbury and St Edmund Hall, Oxford and ordained in 1920. After curacies at St Margaret's at Cliffe and Maidstone [3] he became Chaplain of Ripon College Cuddesdon. He was then Sub-Warden of St Paul's College, Grahamstown and after that Resident Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. [4] In 1939 he was appointed Archdeacon of Maidstone [5] and in 1942 Archdeacon of Canterbury. [6] He retired in 1968 and died on 5 January 1989.

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  1. National Archives
  2. "Who was Who" 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  4. Ecclesiastical News New Chaplain To The Primate The Times Thursday, Jan 31, 1929; pg. 15; Issue 45115; col D
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  6. Ecclesiastical news The Times Thursday, Oct 01, 1942; pg. 7; Issue 49355; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by Archdeacon of Maidstone
1939 to 1942
Succeeded by
Preceded by Archdeacon of Canterbury
1942 to 1968
Succeeded by