Montague Williamson

The Ven. Montague Blamire Williamson (17 January 1863 – 20 February 1939 was an Anglican priest who was the Archdeacon of Bodmin[1] from 1924 until his death.[2]

He was born into an ecclesiastical family, the son of Rev. S. Williamson, sometime Vicar of St Andrew's, Radcliffe, Lancashire.[3] in 1863 and educated at St John’s College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1887 and began his career as a curate at Ashburton, Devon.[4] After this he was Curate-in-Charge of Rockbeare then Vicar [5] of Bickington.[6] He held further Incumbencies at Padstow and then Falmouth before his Archdeacon’s appointment.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ London Gazette 28 July 1933
  2. ^ "The Ven. M. B. Williamson". The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 21, 1939; pg. 16; Issue 48235
  3. ^ ‘WILLIAMSON, Ven. Montague Blamire’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 26 Aug 2012
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ Kelly's Directory of Devon 1902
  6. ^ ECCLESIASTICAL INTELLIGENCE .The Hampshire Advertiser (Southampton, England), Wednesday, July 07, 1897; pg. [1]; Issue 5329. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
  7. ^ Cornwall Council

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Houssemayne Du Boulay
Archdeacon of Bodmin
1924–1939
Succeeded by
William Harrison Rigg