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The Very. Rev Ivan Delacherois Neill,[1]CB, OBE, MA was an eminent Anglican priest in the 20th century.[2]

He was born into an ecclesiastical family[3] on 10 July 1912 and educated at St Dunstan's College, Jesus College, Cambridge and the London College of Divinity. He was ordained in 1937[4] and began his career with curacies at St Mary, West Kensington and Christ Church, Crouch End. During the war he became a Chaplain to the Forces, rising in time to be its Chaplain-General.[5] In 1966 he became Provost of Sheffield, a post he held until 1974. An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen[6] and a Knight Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau he died on 18 June 2001.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. NPG details
  2. National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. His father was the Rev. Robert Richard Neill, sometime Rector of Tooting Graveney > “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP 1940
  5. The Times, Saturday, Oct 09, 1965; pg. 7; Issue 56448; col E Latest Appointments Chaplain-General To The Forces
  6. London Gazette 21 December 1962
  7. Telegraph obituary
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Victor Joseph Pike
Chaplain-General to the Forces
1960–1966
Succeeded by
John Ross Youens
Preceded by
John Howard Cruse
Provost of Sheffield
1966–1974
Succeeded by
Wilfred Frank Curtis

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