Norman Robinson (priest)

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The Very Rev Norman Robinson ( 18 February 1905 – 27 April 1973) was an eminent Anglican priest [1] in the 20th century. [2] He was educated at Ulverston Grammar School and Liverpool University and began his working life as a teacher of Mathematics at Quarry Bank School, Liverpool Ordained in 1935, [3] he held curacies at Mossley Hill and Southport before a spell at Lancaster Priory. [4] After incumbencies at Newbarns, Hawcoat, Penrith and West Derby he was appointed Provost of Blackburn in 1961. [5] He retired in 1972 and died a year later.


  1. Ermine News
  2. "Handbook of British Chronology" Fryde, E.B; Greenway, D.E; Porter, S; Roy, I Cambridge, CUP,1996 ISBN   978-0-521-56350-5
  3. “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. The Times, Monday, Aug 07, 1961; pg. 10; Issue 55153; col C Ecclesiastical News”
Religious titles
Preceded by
William Kay
Provost of Blackburn
1973 1992
Succeeded by
Lawrence Jackson

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