Okes Parish

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William Okes Parish (called "Archdeacon Okes Parish" – so either Okes was his given name or he used Okes-Parish as a surname) was Archdeacon of Dorset from 1929 to 1936.[1]

Born into an ecclesiastical family [2] on 26 June 1859, he was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge [3] and ordained in 1884.[4] He was Vicar of Longfleet from 1886[5] to[6] 1929; Rural Dean of Poole from 1893[7] to 1929; and a Canon Residentiary of Salisbury Cathedral from 1929 to 1936.[8] He was also a Chaplain to the Dorset Regiment.[9]

He died on 7 April 1940.[10]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 'Obituary section' Crockford's Clerical Directory 1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  2. ^ He was the elder son of The Reverend William Samuel Parish, MA, Fellow of Peterhouse ‘PARISH, Ven. William Okes’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 23 Nov 2012
  3. ^ University Intelligence MA awards (Cambridge) The Times (London, England), Friday, May 29, 1885; pg. 7; Issue 31459
  4. ^ Ordinations (Lincoln) Nottinghamshire Guardian (London, England), Friday, June 13, 1884; pg. 5; Issue 2038
  5. ^ Ecclesiastical Appointments The Times (London, England), Friday, Jan 29, 1886; pg. 11; Issue 31669.
  6. ^ National Archives
  7. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jun 22, 1893; pg. 9; Issue 33984
  8. ^ Canon W.O. Parish The Times(London, England), Tuesday, Apr 09, 1940; pg. 10; Issue 48585
  9. ^ London Gazette July 23rd 1909
  10. ^ Deaths The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Apr 09, 1940; pg. 1; Issue 48585