Harry Bates (priest)

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Mansel Harry Bates (4 August 1912 14 December 1980) was Archdeacon of Lindisfarne from 1970 until his death. [1]

Bates was educated at the Liverpool Institute [2] and Brasenose College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1936 after studying at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford; and began his ecclesiastical career as a curate at SS John and James, Litherland. After this he was Curate in Charge of Netherton [3] and then held incumbencies in [Everton, Liverpool|Everton] and was appointed vicar of St Lukes Crosby thenJesmond until his Archdeacon’s appointment.

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  1. Deaths The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 16, 1980; pg. 24; Issue 60803
  2. ‘BATES, Ven. Mansel Harry’’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Oct 2012 accessed 29 March 2013
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory1959-60 Oxford, OUP,1959 p511
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