Sub-sub-fonds DCN 167 - Papers of Revd Canon Gordon Paget

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DCN 167


Papers of Revd Canon Gordon Paget


  • 1928-1954 (Creation)

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11 documents

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(1893-c 1989)

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Arthur Gordon Westwood Paget, (known as Gordon) was educated at St Chad's College, Durham (BA, 1919; MA, 1925), and Ely Theological College. He was ordained deacon in 1920 and priest in 1922. He served as curate of St Mary, Whittlesey, 1920-23; St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, 1923; Thorpe Hamlet, 1923-25, and St James with Pockthorpe, 1925-27. He was an assistant minor canon of Norwich Cathedral, 1923-31, and vicar of St Michael-at-Thorn and Assistant Master of the Winton School, 1925-27. He was a minor canon, precentor and sacrist of Peterborough Cathedral, 1931-33; chaplain of All Hallows, Ditchingham, 1933-39; rector of Hedenham, 1933-58 and St Clements with St Edmund and St George, Colegate, 1958-60. He had been made an honorary minor canon of Norwich Cathedral in 1942. He was curate of St Teath with Michaelstown, 1960-62, and rector of Letheringsett with Bayfield and Glandford, 1962-67. He retired in 1967 and was made an honorary canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral in 1972. He was an authority on organs and organ music, publishing several books on the subject.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 9 December 2002 (ACC 2002/222). List completed May 2007 (EK).

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Mainly concerns proposed recitals by Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), the theologian, musician and physician.

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