James Srawley

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James Herbert Srawley
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James Herbert Srawley in 1917

James Herbert Srawley (1868–1954) was Archdeacon of Wisbech from 1916 to 1923. [1]

Srawley was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge [2] and ordained Deacon in 1893 and Priest in 1894. After a curacy at St Matthew's, Walsall he was Vice-Principal of Lichfield Theological College then a Lecturer at Selwyn College, Cambridge. [3] He was Rector of Weeting from 1912 to 1919; Vicar of Sutton-in-the-Isle from 1919 to 1924; and Canon Residentiary and Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral from 1924 to 1947; [4] [5] and Prebendary of Heydour-cum-Walton from 1930.

A noted author on religious subjects, [6] he died on 6 January 1954. [7]


  1. 'Srawley, Rev. James Herbert', Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 7 March 2014
  2. University Intelligence The Times (London, England), Saturday, 2 March 1895; pg. 15; Issue 34514
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p 1215: Oxford, OUP, 1929
  4. London Gazette 20 June 1947
  5. He wrote a book on the cathedral: Srawley, J.H. (1933). The Story of Lincoln Minster. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons.
  6. Amongst others he wrote "The Epistles of St Ignatius, Early Church Classics Series", 1900; "The Catechetical Oration of Gregory of Nyssa, Cambridge Patristic Texts", 1903; and "The Early History of the Liturgy", 1913 (rev 1947); > British Library accessed 8 March 2014
  7. Ecclesiastical news The Times (London, England), Thursday, 7 January 1954; pg. 8; Issue 52823
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Preceded by
Colin Arthur Fitzgerald Campbell
Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech
Succeeded by
George Herbert Ward

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