Lionel du Toit

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The Very Rev Lionel Meiring Spafford du Toit (26 January 1903 – 23 January 1979) was Dean of Carlisle [1] from 1960 to 1973. [2] [3]

Rev du Toit was born in Urmston, Lancashire. [4] He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Merton College, Oxford [5] and ordained in 1928.

He was a curate at Rochdale Parish Church until 1931 and then Swinton Parish Church until 1935. He was Rector at Christ Church, Moss Side. [6] until 1943 and Vicar of St Mary's, Windermere until his elevation to the Deanery. [7] He retired in 1973 and died on 23 January 1979.

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  1. Deans of Carlisle
  2. "Obituary". The Times . 24 January 1979. p. 12.
  3. Who was Who 1897–1990 . London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  4. 1911 England Census
  5. Levens, R.G.C., ed. (1964). Merton College Register 1900-1964. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. p. 151.
  6. Crockford's Clerical Directory1940–41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  7. "Ecclesiastical News New Dean Of Carlisle". The Times Wednesday, 4 Nov 1959; pg. 14; Issue 54609; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Cyril Mayne
Dean of Carlisle
Succeeded by
John Howard Churchill