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Herbert Lovell Clarke (15 August 1881 - 4 April 1962) was Archdeacon of Leeds[1] from 1940 until 1950.

Clarke was born into an eminent ecclesiastical family: his father was the first Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne.[2] He was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford and St John's College, Cambridge.[3] He was Assistant Missioner at Lady Margaret Church, Walworth then a Curate at Wimbledon. He was Vicar of All Saints' Church, Nottingham[4] from 1913 until 1923,[5] during which time he also served with the Sherwood Foresters.[6] Later he was Vicar of Armley from 1923 to 1933; Rector of Barwick-in-Elmet from 1933 to 1942;[7] Rural Dean of Whitkirk from 1938 to 1943;[8] and Vicar of Horsforth from 1944 to 1951.[9]

References

  1. Telegraph on-line
  2. Grant, James (1981). "Clarke, Henry Lowther (1850 - 1926)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Volume 8. Melbourne University Press. pp. 14–15. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080015b.htm. 
  3. Janus
  4. Nottingham Churches
  5. Southwell Churches
  6. National Archives
  7. Local historical society
  8. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1948: London, OUP, 1948
  9. ‘CLARKE, Ven. Herbert Lovell’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 3 November 2015

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