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date: 27 February 2021

Maryon-Wilson, Rev. Canon Sir (George) Percy (Maryon)free

12th Bt of East Borne, 1661; MA

Born 22 Feb. 1898; o s of late George Maryon-Wilson and late Hon. Stephanie Allanson-Winn, sister of 5th Baron Headley; died 10 July 1965

Lord of the Manor of Hampstead; Rector of Christ Church, St Leonards-on-Sea, 1941–64; Canon and Prebendary of Chichester Cathedral since 1953; Member of Executive Committee of Standing Council of the Baronetage since 1951; Custos, St Mary’s Hospital, Chichester, since 1964


S uncle, 1944


kinsman, Hubert Guy Maryon Wilson, b 27 July 1888


Eton; Magdalen College, Oxford, 2nd class Honours in Modern History and Diploma in Theology with distinction


Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Grenadier Guards, 1916–20; aide-de-camp to Governor-General of South Africa (Earl Buxton), 1919–20; Pilkington Prize, 1923; ordained priest, 1924; Assistant Magdalen College Missioner till 1927; Head of Magdalen College Mission, 1927–41; Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Somers Town, 1929–41; Vice-Chairman St Pancras House Improvement Society, 1924–41, now Vice-Pres.; Chairman Christ Church St Leonards-on-Sea Housing Society, 1941–63. Preached before University of Oxford, 1940 and 1946. Proctor in Convoc., Dio. Chichester, 1957–64


In whose heart are thy ways, 1937; Whom the Lord hath redeemed, 1938; Caritas Christi, 1940; The Vocation of the Laity, 1940; Is He sure to bless?, 1943; Transition to Peace, 1945; Some common obstacles to Faith, 1945; The Paradoxical Society, 1946; Advent to Easter, 1946; The Way of Love, 1948; The Sound of that Spiritual Trumpet, 1951; Plain Talks on the Religion of the Church, 1953; contributor to A Lantern for Lent, 1931. Harvest Home, 1930. Catholic Sermons, 1932; articles in Dict of National Biography on Basil Jellicoe and Dr Maude Royden


Squash racquets, riding, chess


Reform, National Liberal


21 West Street, Chichester, Sussex

Chichester 85958