Thorndike Shaw

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(Herbert) Thorndike Shaw
Anglican Archdeacon of Grenada
Church Church of England
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In office1937–1945
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(Herbert) Thorndike Shaw was an Anglican priest in the mid twentieth century. [1]

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He was educated at Keble College, Oxford; and ordained in 1927. [2] After a curacies in Byker, Whitley Bay and Newcastle he was Vicar of Copmanthorpe from 1932 until 1937. He was Archdeacon of Grenada from 1937 to 1945 [3] when he returned to England to be Rector of Wokingham.

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  1. Guild of all souls Archived 2008-11-20 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1948 p1183: Oxford, OUP, 1947
  3. Ecclesiastical News. The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 09, 1945; pg. 7; Issue 50164