Tom Baker (priest)

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Thomas George Adames Baker (called Tom; 22 December 1920 25 September 2000) was an Anglican priest in the second half of the 20th century. He served as Dean of Worcester from 1975 to 1986.

Baker was born in Southampton. [1] [2] [3] He was educated at King Edward VI School, Southampton and Exeter College, Oxford [4] and ordained in 1945. His first post was as a curate at All Saints, King's Heath [5] after which he was Vicar of St James' Church, Edgbaston. [6] He was then Sub-Warden of Lincoln Theological College [7] then Principal of Wells Theological College. [3] In 1971 he became Archdeacon of Bath and four years later was appointed to the deanery of Worcester Cathedral where he served until 1986.

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  1. Genealogical web-site
  2. National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. 1 2 Harries, Richard (5 October 2000). "Very Rev Tom Baker". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  4. "The Very Reverend Tom Baker". The Daily Telegraph . Archived from the original on 26 January 2021.
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN   0-19-200008-X
  6. Photo of now redundant church
  7. “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
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Preceded by Dean of Worcester
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