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Philip Arthur Micklem (1876–1965) was an Anglican priest in England and Australia.



He was born on 5 April 1876 in Waltham St Lawrence in Berkshire, England, the son of Leonard Micklem of Abbot's Mead in Elstree in Hertfordshire, by his first wife, Dora Emily Weguelin. He was the half-brother of both Commander Sir Robert Micklem and Brigadier-General John Micklem DSO MC.

In 1932 he married a school teacher, Evelyn Murial Auriac (1907–2010), in Sydney, Australia. [1]


He was educated at Harrow School and Hertford College, Oxford. He was ordained after studying at Ripon College Cuddesdon in 1903. [2]


After a curacy at Shere he was a lecturer at St Augustine's College, Canterbury. From 1910 to 1917 he was a canon residentiary at St John's Cathedral, Brisbane, [1] and principal of the Brisbane Theological College. [3] He was rector of St James' Church, Sydney, from then until his appointment as the second Provost of Derby Cathedral. [4]

Micklem resigned in 1947 and died on 5 December 1965. [5]


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  1. 1 2 Cable, K J. Micklem, Philip Arthur (1876–1965). Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  2. "The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s, 1913
  3. Who was Who1897-1990 , London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  4. "Ecclesiastical News", The Times , 5 October 1937, p. 17.
  5. "Very Rev. P. A. Micklem", The Times , 6 December 1965, p. 12.
  6. 1 2 3 Beer, John (2009). "The contribution of the Revered Dr. Philip Arthur Micklem (1876–1965) to Anglicanism". pp. 477–488. Retrieved 29 January 2011.
  7. DrJay66 owns a copy.
  8. State Library of New South Wales, catalogue reference 304/C
  9. State Library of New South Wales, catalogue reference 262/M
  10. State Library of New South Wales, catalogue reference 265.8/M
  11. State Library of New South Wales, catalogue reference 232.8/M
  12. State Library of New South Wales, catalogue reference 93/174
Church of England titles
Preceded by Provost of Derby
1937 1947
Succeeded by