Henry Martin (priest)

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Henry John Martin (1830-1903) was Archdeacon of Lindisfarne [1] from 1882 [2] until his death. [3]

Martin was born in South Devon and educated King's College School and Trinity College, Cambridge. [4] He was ordained by the Bishop of Oxford [5] in 1855 and began his ecclesiastical career with curacies in Shirburn [6] and Exeter. After this he was association secretary of the Church Missionary Society from 1862 to 1866 when he became Vicar of West Hartlepool. [7] In 1871 he became Vicar of Newcastle-upon-Tyne [8] where he stayed for eleven years until his Archdeacon’s appointment. [9]

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  1. Northumberland County Archives Service
  2. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  3. Obituary The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 24, 1903; pg. 7; Issue 37272.
  4. ‘UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE’ The Standard (London, England), Saturday, April 26, 1862; pg. 3; Issue 11764
  5. ‘ECCLESIASTICAL INTELLIGENCE’ The Morning Post (London, England), Tuesday, June 05, 1855; pg. 5; Issue 25405
  6. ‘Church’ The Lancaster Gazette, and General Advertiser for Lancashire, Westmorland, Yorkshire, &c. (Lancaster, England), Saturday, September 13, 1856; pg. 3; Issue 3623
  7. ‘LOCAL AND GENERAL’. The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Monday, January 22, 1866; Issue 8666
  8. ‘RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE’ The Bury and Norwich Post, and Suffolk Herald (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Tuesday, October 24, 1871; pg. 3; Issue 4661
  9. Ecclesiastical Appointments.-Rev. Henry John Martin The Times (London, England), Thursday, Sep 21, 1882; pg. 6; Issue 30618
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