William Uthwatt

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William Andrewes Uthwatt (1882 – 4 December 1952[1] was a priest of the Church of England.[2] He was the Archdeacon of Huntingdon from 1943 to 1947.[3][4]

Andrewes Uthwatt was born in Ballarat and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[5] He was ordained in 1904 and was a curate at St Mary’s Portsea. Later he was Archdeacon of the Solomon Islands and then a temporary chaplain to the British Armed Forces during World War I.[6] When peace returned he was a curate at Southwell Minster and then held incumbencies in Derby, Bottisham Brampton and finally Diddington.[7]

Augustus Uthwatt, Baron Uthwatt, his brother, was a prominent judge.

References

  1. ^ The Times, 24 June 1952, p8, "The Ven. W. A. Uthwatt"
  2. ^ London Gazette, 24 August 1920
  3. ^ Cambridgeshire archives
  4. ^ National Archives
  5. ^ Who was Who 1897-2007, London, A & C Black, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  6. ^ Great War Forums
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory Oxford, OUP, 1948
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Davenport Knowles
Archdeacon of Huntingdon
1943–1947
Succeeded by
James Jones
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