Richard Acworth

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Richard Foote Acworth [1] (born 19 October 1936) is a British Church of England priest, most notably Archdeacon of Wells from 1993 [2] to 2003. [3]

Acworth was educated at St John's School, Leatherhead; Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and Ripon College Cuddesdon. After National Service in the RNVR he was ordained deacon in 1963, and priest in 1964. He served curacies in Fulham, Langley and Bridgwater. He was Vicar of Yatton from 1969 to 1981; Priest in charge of St John Taunton from 1981 to 1985; and Vicar of St Mary Magdalene, Taunton from 1985 to 1993. [4]


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  1. Companies House
  2. Church news. The Times (London, England), Friday, August 13, 1993; pg. 14; Issue 64721
  3. "Richard Foote Acworth" . Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing . Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  4. 'ACWORTH, Ven. Richard Foote', Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2016 ; online edn, Nov 2016 accessed 8 Oct 2017
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