Arthur Williams (priest)

The Ven. Arthur Charles Williams (8 July 1899 – 23 September 1974) was an Anglican priest: the Archdeacon of Bodmin[1] from 1962 to 1969.[2]

Williams was educated at Truro Cathedral School and served in the First World War; he was a prisoner throughout 1918.[3] He was ordained in 1922 after a course of study at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield. After curacies at St Clement's, Barnsbury and St Mary, Penzance he was Vicar of Stratton from 1932 to 1939 when he became a Chaplain to the Forces. In 1945 he returned to St Mary's and served as its Vicar[4] until his Archdeacon's appointment.


  1. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Deaths". The Times (London, England), Thursday, Sep 26, 1974; pg. 28; Issue 59202
  3. ^ "WILLIAMS, Ven. Arthur Charles Williams", Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007, accessed 27 Aug 2012
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory. 1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1947
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Henry Prior
Archdeacon of Bodmin
Succeeded by
Conrad John Eustace Meyer