Richard Lewis (priest)

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Richard Lewis (24 December 1935 – 10 June 2022) [1] was the Dean of Wells from 1990 to 2003.

Lewis was educated at the Royal Masonic School for Boys and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1960 [2] he began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy in Hinckley following which he was Priest in charge of St Edmund, Riddlesdown. He then held incumbencies in South Merstham, Wimbledon and Dulwich before his elevation to the Deanery. [3]

Lewis died on 10 June 2022, at the age of 86. [4]

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References

  1. LEWIS, Very Rev. Richard’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011 ; online edn, Nov 2011 accessed 21 June 2012
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN   978-0-7151-1030-0
  3. Debrett's People of Today: Ed Ellis,P (1992, London, Debrett's) ISBN   1-870520-09-2)
  4. Lewis
Church of England titles
Preceded by Dean of Wells
1990–2003
Succeeded by