LUFF, Alan Harold Frank. b. Bristol, 6 November 1928. He was educated at Bristol Grammar School. After University College, Oxford (1947-1952), where he read ‘Greats’ (Literae Humaniores, Greek and Latin/ Ancient Philosophy and History) and then Theology (1952), he trained for the Anglican priesthood at Westcott House, Cambridge (1954-56). He took Holy Orders (deacon 1956, priest 1957), and after curacies at Stretford and Swinton, diocese of Manchester (1956-62), he became successively Precentor of Manchester Cathedral (1962-68), vicar of the Dwygyfylchi (Penmaenmawr) diocese of Bangor (1968-79), Precentor and Minor Canon of Westminster Abbey (1979-92), and Canon of Birmingham Cathedral...
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