Egbert de Grey Lucas was the Archdeacon of Durham from 1939 to 1953.[1][2]

Born on the Isle of Wight[3] on 25 September 1878,[4] he was educated at Winchester College and Christ Church, Oxford. Ordained in 1903 his first post was as a curate at St Anne’s, Wandsworth[5] after which he was Chaplain at Hertford College, Oxford. He was with the Winchester College Mission from 1908 to 1924.[6] He then held incumbencies in Lavender Hill[7] and Guildford before his archdeacon’s appointment.[8]

He died on 25 May 1958.[9][10]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ thePeerage.com
  2. ^ ”Round the church in 50 years” Beeson, T.R: London, SCM, 2007 ISBN 9780334041481
  3. ^ Genealogical website
  4. ^ ‘LUCAS, Preb. Egbert de Grey’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 14 Nov 2012
  5. ^ church website
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  7. ^ "Ascension website". Archived from the original on 2012-12-19. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  8. ^ Three New Bishops Suffragan The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 24, 1938; pg. 10; Issue 48186
  9. ^ "Guild of all Souls". Archived from the original on 2009-03-10. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  10. ^ The Ven E. De G. Lucas The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 27, 1958; pg. 10; Issue 54161