George Ward (priest)

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George Herbert Ward (1862–1946) was Archdeacon of Wisbech from 1924 [1] to 1945. [2]

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Ward was educated at Malvern and Hertford College, Oxford and became an Assistant Master at St Paul's School, London. He was ordained Deacon in 1893 and Priest in 1894; and served as Curate of St Matthias, Earl's Court [3] until 1898. [4] He was Headmaster of All Saints’ School, Bloxham from 1898 to 1914 when he became Rector of Hilgay. He was Proctor in Convocation for the Diocese of Ely from 1922 to 1935. He died on 1 May 1946. [5]

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  1. Ecclesiastical News The Times (London, England), Saturday, 5 Jan 1924; pg. 13; Issue 43541
  2. ‘WARD, Ven. George Herbert’’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 10 March 2014
  3. ChurchCrawler. "St Matthias, Warwick Road, Earls Court, Kensington, London". Flickr. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p 1352: Oxford, OUP, 1929
  5. Obituary The Times (London, England), Friday, 3 May 1946; pg. 4; Issue 50442
Church of England titles
Preceded by
James Herbert Srawley
Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech
Succeeded by
Seiriol John Arthur Evans

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