Sam Woodhouse

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1912 – 1995

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Who was Sam Woodhouse?

Samuel Mostyn Forbes "Sam" Woodhouse was an English Anglican priest who became the Archdeacon of London.

He was born into an ecclesiastical family on 28 April 1912, educated at Shrewsbury and Christ Church, Oxford and ordained in 1937. He was a curate at Lancaster Priory and then, during World War II, a chaplain to the British Armed Forces he was mentioned in despatches three times. When peace returned he was vicar of Holy Trinity, South Shore, Blackpool then rural dean of Leominster. In 1957 he became rector of St Stephen’s Bristol and after a decade there became the Archdeacon of London.

He retired in 1978 and died on 13 October 1995.

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Born
Apr 28, 1912
Profession
Education
  • Christ Church, Oxford
Died
Oct 13, 1995

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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