Christopher Prior

Chaplain, Person

1926 –

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Who is Christopher Prior?

Christopher Prior, CB was an eminent Anglican priest: Chaplain of the Fleet from 1966 to 1969 and Archdeacon of Portsmouth from then to 1977.

Born on 2 July 1912, he was educated at Keble College, Oxford. He was ordained after a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon and began his ecclesiastical career as a Curate at Hornsea. In 1941 he became a Royal Naval Chaplain in 1941, eventually becoming Chaplain of the Fleet in 1966. After this he became Archdeacon of Portsmouth. He retired in 1977 and died on 14 September 2004.

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1926
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  • Keble College, Oxford

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on July 23, 2013

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