Arthur Hopley

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Arthur Hopley (17 October 1906 - 25 September 1981) was a senior Anglican priest [1] in the second half of the twentieth century. [2]

Hopley was educated at the Sir George Monoux Grammar and Wells Theological College. His first post was a curacy at St Mark, Bath. [3] He was Rector of Claverton from 1944 to 1950; Vicar of Chard from 1950 to 1962; ; Archdeacon of Bath from 1962 [4] to 1971; and Archdeacon of Taunton from 1971 to 1977. [5]


  1. NPG details
  2. "The Living Church, Volume 178 p8 (dated 11 March 1979)
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: OUP, 1976 ISBN   0-19-200008-X
  4. Ecclesiastical News. The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 02, 1961; pg. 14; Issue 55201
  5. ‘HOPLEY, Ven. Arthur’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2015 ; online edn, Nov 2015 accessed 9 Sept 2016

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