Arnold Brooks

BROOKS, Arnold. b. Edgbaston, Birmingham, 25 December 1870; d. Edinburgh, 2 July 1933. Brooks was educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (BA 1893, MA 1897). After serving a curacy at Bermondsey, London (1897-99), he moved to Scotland and to the Scottish Episcopal Church, becoming a ‘licensed curate’ of St Peter’s, Lutton Place, Edinburgh (1899-1905), and then of St John’s, Princes Street, Edinburgh (1905- 09). He was priest-in-charge of St Matthew’s, Edinburgh (1909-10) and rector of St Andrew’s, Edinburgh (1910-26). He then moved to Balerno, south-west of Edinburgh, as priest-in-charge of St Mungo’s, the Episcopal church there. He is known...

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