Cyril Vincent Taylor

TAYLOR, Cyril Vincent. b. Wigan, Lancashire, 11 December 1907; d. Petersfield, Hampshire, 20 June 1991. He was the son and grandson of clergymen; educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and Christ Church, Oxford (BA 1929, MA 1935). He then went to Westcott House, Cambridge, to train for the priersthood (deacon, 1931, priest, 1932). He was a curate at Hinckley, Leicestershire (1931-33), and at St Andrew’s, Kingswood, Surrey (1933-36). He was successively Precentor and Sacristan of Bristol Cathedral (1936-39), Assistant to the Head of Religious Broadcasting at the BBC (1939-53), Warden and Chaplain, Royal School of Church Music (1953-58), Vicar of Cerne Abbas with Upcerne, Nether Cerne,...

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