Biography of John Biggs Denchfield

These are a series of biographies of pupils who were at the school in the Plummer years 1879 to 1891.

John Biggs Denchfield was one of the early pupils at the school – he appears in the 1881 Census – and also in 1891 officiated at Plummer’s funeral.
Born Nov. 3, 1864 in Bucks. Schools, Royal Latin, Buckingham first, and then Thame Grammar. Adm. pens. at CHRIST’S, Oct. 6, 1883. Matric. Michs. 1883, B.A. 1886; M.A. 1891. Ord. deacon (Rochester) 1887; priest, 1888; C. of All Saints’, Rotherhithe, 1887-9. C. of St Jude’s, Peckham, 1889-96. C. of Christ Church, Battersea, 1896-1908. V. of St Luke’s, Bermondsey, 1908-25. Died May 1, 1925, aged 60. (Crockford; Peile, II. 699; The Times, May 4, 1925.)

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