Herbert Jones (priest)

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Herbert Arthur Jones was Dean of Manchester in the third quarter of the 20th century. [1]

Born in 1887 he was educated at Birmingham University. He was ordained in 1917 and began his career with curacies at St Paul's Church, Balsall Heath [2] and St Agatha's Church, Sparkbrook. [3] He was then Vicar of All Saints' Small Heath [4] after that Provost of Leicester Cathedral [5] before entering the Deanery. [6] He died on 17 February 1969. [7]


  1. "Poundswick Chronicle". Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1947
  3. Church web-site
  4. “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  5. National Archives
  6. Dean Of Manchester The Times Tuesday, 27 October 1953; p. 4; Issue 52763; col D
  7. VERY REV H. A. JONES Dean Emeritus of Manchester The Times Wednesday, 19 February 1969; p. 10; Issue 57489; col G
Herbert Arthur Jones
Provost of Leicester
In office
Church of England titles
Preceded by Provost of Leicester
1938 1954
Succeeded by
Preceded by Dean of Manchester
1954 1963
Succeeded by

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