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English Church Union

English Church Union

English Church Union

Lindsay, Colin (1819-1892), founder of the English Church Union and Roman Catholic convert

Wood, Charles Lindley (1839 - 1934), President of English Church Union, 1869–1919 and since 1931

Phillimore, Walter George Frank (1845 - 1929), JP; formerly President and now Vice-President of the English Church Union

HARRIS, Charles (1865 - 1936), Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral since 1925; Proctor in Convocation since 1923; Chairman of the Book Committee of the (English) Church Union since 1923

ODLING, William (1909 - 1997), DL; President, English-Speaking Union (Eastern Counties); Chairman: Roman River (Colchester) Conservation Zone; Friends of Essex Churches; Vice-Chairman of School, and Chairman of Hall, Fingringhoe; Treasurer/Secretary, Fingringhoe Ancient Charities

Ashley-Cooper, Anthony (1869 - 1961), HM Lieut Co. Dorset, 1916–52; Chm. Dorset County Council, 1924–46; late Development Commissioner under the Development Fund Act 1910 (Chairman of the Commission, 1946–48); Younger Brother of Trinity House; Vice-Pres. Royal Choral Soc.; Provincial Grand Master of Dorset, 1902–52; Pres., Shaftesbury Society; late President of the English Church Union, and Member National Church Assembly; late Chairman National Advisory Council to the Ministry of Labour for Juvenile Employment in England and Wales; Bailiff of Egle and Bailiff Grand Cross in the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Brig.-General Commanding 1st South-West Mounted Brigade, 1913–16; served European War, 1914–18; retired with hon. rank of Brig.-Gen.; late Hon. Col North Irish Horse; Lord Chamberlain to the Queen, 1910–22; Commissioner of Congested Districts Board for Ireland, 1902–14; Chancellor of Queen’s Univ. of Belfast till 1923; HM Lieutenant for Co. of Antrim, 1911–16; Grand Officer Legion of Honour


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A society formed in 1859 as the ‘Church of England Protection Society’ and renamed in 1860. Its object was to defend and propagate High Church principles in the C of E. In 1934 it was united with the Anglo-Catholic Congress to form the ‘Church Union’.

Subjects: Christianity.

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