The Ven. Thomas Taylor, DD (1757–1808) was the Archdeacon of Chichester from his installation on 15 October 1803until his death on 4 January 1808: he was also Rector of Abinger, Professor of Law at Gresham College and an Honorary Chaplain to the King.
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The post of Archdeacon of Chichester was created in the 12th century, although the Diocese of Sussex was founded by St Wilfrid, the exiled Bishop of York, in AD 681. The original location of the see was in Selsey. The see was moved to Chichester, in about 1075, by decree of the Synod of London. Currently there are two acting Archdeacons who have the care of the Archdeaconry of Chichester:. In January 2019 it was announced that Fr Luke Irvine-Capel would be licensed as the next Archdeacon in May 2019.
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