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Finch, Ven. Geoffrey Grenvillelocked

Born 7 Oct. 1923; yr s of late R. A. and E. M. Finch; m 1951, Margaret Ann Denniston; one s three d; died 31 March 1984

Vicar of Romsey and Archdeacon Emeritus, since 1982; Archdeacon of Basingstoke, 1971–82


Quarry Bank High Sch., Liverpool; St Peter’s Hall, Oxford; Wycliffe Hall; Wells Theological Coll. Hon. Sch. of Nat. Sci. and Theology (2nd cl), Oxford, 1942–43; MA 1947


Foreign Office and Allied Commission for Austria, 1944–46; Oxford and Wells, 1947–50; ordained, 1950; Curate, Wigan Parish Church, 1950–54; Vicar, S Peter’s, Westleigh, Lancs, 1954–59; Rector, Milton Parish Church, Hants, 1960–71; Vicar of Preston Candover and Bradley, Hants, 1971–76. Proctor in Convocation, 1965–70; Rural Dean of Christchurch, Hants, 1966–71. Member: Gen. Synod, 1973–80; Central Bd of Finance, CofE, 1975–80


Sailing, photography, painting, natural history, pottering


The Vicarage, Romsey, Hants SO5 8EP

Romsey 513125