Thomas Wilson (Archdeacon of Worcester)

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Thomas Bowstead Wilson (15 August 1882 – 11 October 1961) was Archdeacon of Worcester from 1944 until his death. [1]

The Archdeacon of Worcester is a senior clergy position in the Diocese of Worcester in the Church of England. Among the archdeacon's responsibilities is the care of clergy and church buildings within the area of the Archdeaconry of Worcester.

Wilson was educated at Charterhouse and Pembroke College, Cambridge [2] and ordained deacon in 1906 and priest in 1907. [3] After a curacy at Wakefield Cathedral he was Missioner of the Pembroke College, Cambridge Mission at Walworth. He held incumbencies in Suckley, Wolverley and Hartlebury before his archdeacon’s appointment.

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  1. Obituary: The Ven. T. B. Wilson. The Times (London, England), 13 October 1961.
  2. ‘Wilson, Ven. Thomas Bowstead’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 10 September 2013
  3. Crockfords (London, OUP, 1929) p 1429
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Charles Ridley Duppuy
Archdeacon of Worcester
Succeeded by
Peter Charles Eliot