Ronald Beddoes

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Ronald Alfred Beddoes (14 September 2012 - 1 November 2000) was an Anglican Priest.

He was born on 14 September 1912, educated at St Chad's College, Durham and ordained deacon in 1936 and priest in 1937. [1] He was President of the Durham Union for Easter term of 1936. [2]

After a curacy at Dawdon, County Durham he was Priest in charge of Grindon. He then held incumbencies at Greatham [3] and Easington [4] (including during the 1951 Easington Colliery explosion) [5] until his appointment as the fourth Provost of Derby Cathedral in 1953. He resigned in 1981 and was Priest in charge of St Anne's, Beeley and St Peter's Church, Edensor until 1997. [6]

He died in autumn 2000, aged 88. [7]

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  1. Durham Diocesan Records: Ordination papers
  2. Campbell, P. D. A. (1952). A Short History of the Durham Union Society. Durham County Press. p. 17.
  3. The Times, Thursday, Dec 02, 1943; pg. 7; Issue 49718; col B Ecclesiastical News
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1987-88 Lambeth, Church House, 1987 ISBN   0-7151-8066-5
  5. "Church Times: The Very Reverend Ronald Beddoes, 17 November 2000, p 14" . Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  6. Church Times
  7. Telegraph obituary
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ronald Stanhope More O'Ferrall
Provost of Derby
1953 1981
Succeeded by
Benjamin Hugh Lewers