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.

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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References

  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. Telegraph Obituary
  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
Church of England titles
Preceded by Dean of Worcester
19751986
Succeeded by