John Brownlow Geyer

GEYER, John Brownlow. b. Wakefield, Yorkshire, 9 May 1932. He was educated at Silcoates School, Wakefield, the Congregational foundation for the sons of nonconformist ministers. After National Service (1951-53), he read Theology at Queens’ College, Cambridge (BA 1956), and trained for the Congregational ministry at Mansfield College, Oxford (1956-59), with a period studying at Heidelberg (1957-59). He was minister of the Congregational Church, St Andrews, Fife, and chaplain to the Congregational Students at the University of St Andrews (1959-63). During this time he formed and directed a successful Rock and Roll band, The Rebels, and was a member of the Dunblane Consultations*. He was...

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