Norman Higgins

Last updated

Walter Norman Higgins (27 April 1880 - 17 May 1957) was a British Church of England priest, most notably Archdeacon of Wells [1] from 1940 to 1951. [2]

Higgins was educated at King's School, Bruton; Emmanuel College, Cambridge; and Wells Theological College. He was ordained deacon in 1905; and priest in 1906. His first post was as curate at St Andrew Battersea., [3] and his second at St Paul, Herne Hill. He was Domestic Chaplain to the Bishop of Adelaide from 1908 to 1916 when he joined the AIF. He was Vicar of All Saints, Portsea from 1917 to 1926; [4] and Rector of Great Bookham from then until his appointment as Archdeacon. [5]

Related Research Articles

Henry Norman Hodd was the Archdeacon of Blackburn from 1962 until his death.

Andrew Henry Woodhouse DSC was a British Anglican priest. He was the Archdeacon of Ludlow from 1970 to 1982; and Archdeacon of Hereford from 1982 to 1991.

Gilbert Holme Sissons was Archdeacon of Gibraltar from 1916 to 1929; and of Italy and the French Riviera from 1929 to 1934.

The Ven. Gerald Robert Phizackerley was Archdeacon of Chesterfield from 1978 until 1996.

John Oldcastle Cobham (1899–1987) was an Anglican priest and author.

The Ven. (Albert) Owen Evans was an Anglican priest and author.

(Francis) Norman Thicknesse was Archdeacon of Middlesex, from 1930 until 1933.

Ernest Gordon Reid was the Archdeacon of Hastings from 1938 until 1956.

Andrew John Piggott is a British Anglican priest. From 2005 to 2017, he was the Archdeacon of Bath in the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

(Arthur) Huxley Thompson was a Church of England priest and author, most notably Archdeacon of Exeter from 1930 until his death.

Walter Thomas Wardle was Archdeacon of Gloucester from 1949 until his death.

Norman George Lloyd Roberts McDermid was an English Anglican priest.

The Ven. Hugh Henry Molesworth Bevan, MA was an Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Ludlow from 1948 to 1960.

Herbert Edward Whately MA Oxon was an Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Ludlow from 1939 to his death.

The Ven. Henry Thomas Dixon, D.D. was an Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Ludlow from 1932 to his death.

Raymond William Richardson, was a Church of England priest and former Royal Navy chaplain. He was Chaplain of the Fleet, Director General of the Naval Chaplaincy Service and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy from 1963 to 1966.

Harold Bryant Salmon (1891-1965) was a British Church of England priest, most notably Archdeacon of Wells from 1951 to 1962.

Walter Farrer

Walter Farrer was a British Church of England priest, most notably Archdeacon of Wells from 1917 until his death.

Frederic Lewis Donaldson was an Anglican priest, most notably Archdeacon of Westminster from 1937 to 1946.

Henry Dison Buswell (1839-1940) was a long lived Anglican Archdeacon.

References

  1. National Archives
  2. Church The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Apr 10, 1951; pg. 6; Issue 51971
  3. Former places of worship in the Diocese of Southwark
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p604: Oxford, OUP, 1929
  5. ‘HIGGINS, Rev. Canon Walter Norman’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014, accessed 8 Oct 2017
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Hollis
Archdeacon of Wells
1940–1951
Succeeded by
Bryant Salmon