Charles Ingles

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Charles William Chamberlayne Ingles (25 January 1869 - 18 December 1954) was a Church of England priest and Royal Navy chaplain.[1] He was the Chaplain of the Fleet and Archdeacon of the Royal Navy, serving from 1917 to 1924.

Ingles was born at Blackheath, Kent[2] and educated at Jesus College, Cambridge.[3][4] He was ordained in 1892[5] and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at St Matthew, Exeter.[6] He then served with the Navy from 1896 to 1924. He was an Honorary Chaplain to the King from 1923; and Rector of Cheddon Fitzpaine from 1924. to 1936.[7]


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  2. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900 Vol. iii. Gabb – Justamond, p519 1947. Online version on the Internet Archive
  3. ^ Wikimedia
  4. ^ UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. The Standard (London, England), Friday, May 11, 1894; pg. 3; Issue 21795. British Library Newspapers, Part II: 1800-1900.
  5. ^ Ordinations. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 14, 1892; pg. 3; Issue 33664
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p666 Oxford, OUP, 1929
  7. ^ ‘INGLES, Rev. Dr Charles William Chamberlayne’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 30 May 2017