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Herbert Jones (priest)

The Very Rev Herbert Arthur Jones was Dean of Manchester in the third quarter of the 20th century.[1]

The Very Reverend
Herbert Arthur Jones
Provost of Leicester
In office
Dean of Manchester
In office

Born in 1887 he was educated at Birmingham University. He was ordained in 1917 and began his career with curacies at St Paul Balsall Heath[2] and St Agatha Sparkbrook.[3] He was then Vicar of All Saints' Small Heath[4] after that Provost of Leicester Cathedral[5] before entering the Deanery.[6] He died on 17 February 1969.[7]


  1. ^ Poundswick Chronicle
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1947
  3. ^ Church web-site
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ National Archives
  6. ^ Dean Of Manchester The Times Tuesday, 27 October 1953; p. 4; Issue 52763; col D
  7. ^ VERY REV H. A. JONES Dean Emeritus of Manchester The Times Wednesday, 19 February 1969; p. 10; Issue 57489; col G
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Frederick Brodie MacNutt
Provost of Leicester
1938– 1954
Succeeded by
Mervyn Armstrong
Preceded by
John Leonard Wilson
Dean of Manchester
1954 – 1963
Succeeded by
Alfred Jowett