Thomas Alexander Lacey

LACEY, Thomas Alexander. b. Nottingham, 20 December 1853; d. Worcester, 6 December 1931. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford (BA 1875, MA 1885), and took Holy Orders (deacon 1876, priest 1879). He was a good example of a schoolmaster-clergyman, teaching at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Wakefield (1876-78) and at Denstone College (1885-89). At other times (and sometimes concurrently) he held clerical appointments as curate of Westgate Common, Wakefield (1876-79), Counton, Nottinghamshire (1879-80), and St Benedict’s, Ardwick, Manchester (1880-83). He was vicar of St Edmund’s, Northampton (1892-94) and of Madingley, near Cambridge (1894-1903). He became chaplain, and later warden...

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