Dean of Worcester

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The Dean of Worcester is the head of the Chapter of Worcester Cathedral in Worcester, [1] England. The current dean [2] is Peter Atkinson, [3] who lives at The Deanery, College Green, Worcester. [4]


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Peter Gordon Atkinson is the current dean of Worcester. He was born on 26 August 1952 and educated at St John's College, Oxford. Ordained in 1980, his first post was a curacy in Clapham after which he was priest-in-charge of St Mary, Tatsfield. He was then rector of Holy Trinity, Bath, last principal of Chichester Theological College, and rector of Lavant. After this he was a canon residentiary at Chichester Cathedral before his current appointment. On 18 November 2014 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Worcester.

Francis Willis D.D. was an academic administrator at the University of Oxford and Dean of Worcester.

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Thomas Wilson was Dean of Worcester from 1559 until his death.

Grantham Munton Yorke was Dean of Worcester from 1874 until his death.

Edward Marten was Dean of Worcester from 1746 until his death on 8 October 1751.

John Waugh was Dean of Worcester from 1751 until his death on 19 April 1765.

William Digby was an eighteenth century Anglican priest.

Robert Foley was Dean of Worcester from his installation on 31 January 1778 until his death on 8 January 1783.

Robert George Jones is a British Anglican priest.