Kenneth Jennings (priest)

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The Very Rev Kenneth Neal Jennings (8 November 1930 – 14 December 2007) was Dean of Gloucester from 1983[1] until 1996.[2]
Jennings was educated at Hertford Grammar School, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and Ripon College Cuddesdon.[3] After a curacy at Holy Trinity, Ramsgate he joined the staff of Bishop’s College, Calcutta. Later he was Vice Principal of his old theological college from (1967 to 1973) then Vicar of Hitchin, a post he held until his appointment to the Deanery.[4]

^ Church news. The Times (London, England), Monday, Jun 06, 1983; pg. 14; Issue 61551
^ Church news. The Times (London, England), Monday, August 05, 1996; pg. 19; Issue 65650
^ ‘JENNINGS, Very Rev. Kenneth Neal’, Who’s Who 2015, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, Oct 2014 accessed 17 Dec 2014
^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6

Church of England titles

Preceded by
Gilbert Thurlow
Dean of Gloucester
Succeeded by
Nicholas Bury


Deans of Gloucester

Early modern

William Jennings
John Man
Thomas Cooper
Lawrence Humphrey
Anthony Rudd
Griffith Lewis
Thomas Moreton
Richard Field
William Laud
Richard Senhouse
Thomas Winniffe
George Warburton
Accepted Frewen
William Brough
Thomas Vyner
Robert Frampton
Thomas Marshall
William Jane
Knightly Chetwood
John Waugh
John Frankland
Peter Allix
Daniel Newcombe
Josiah Tucker

Late modern

John Luxmoore
John Plumptre
Edward Rice
Henry Law
Edward Bickersteth
Montagu Butler
Donald Spence Jones
Henry Gee
Harold Costley-White
Seiriol Evans
Gilbert Thurlow
Kenneth Jennings
Nicholas Bury
Stephen Lake


Diocese of Gloucester

Gloucester Cathedral
Bishopscourt, Gloucester
Church House, Gloucester

Office holders

Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester
Robert Springett, Bishop suffragan of Tewkesbury
AEO: Jonathan Goodall, Bishop suffragan of Ebbsfleet
Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester
Jackie Searle, Archdeacon of Gloucester
Phil Andrew, Archdeacon-designate of Cheltenham

Historic offices

Archdeacon of Cirencester (1882–1919; renamed to Archdeacon of Cheltenham)

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