Freddie Carpenter

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Frederick "Freddie" Charles Carpenter (24 January 1920 – 20 February 2003)[1] was an Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight.

Born on 24 February 1920,[2] Carpenter was educated at Sir George Monoux Grammar School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. After World War II service with the Royal Signals [3] he was ordained in 1950.[4] He was an Assistant Master and Chaplain at Sherborne School until 1962. He was Vicar of St Mary's Church, Moseley [5] from then until 1968 when he became a Canon Residentiary of Portsmouth Cathedral and Director of Religious Education for the Diocese, posts he held until his island appointment.


He died on 19 February 2003.


  1. ^ Times Obituary
  2. ^ Who's Who 1996: London, A & C Black, 1996 ISBN 0-7136-4255-6 p320
  3. ^ During which he was Mentioned in Despatches > Who's Who ibid
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X p 157
  5. ^ Church history
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ronald Victor Scruby
Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight
February 1977– November 1986
Succeeded by
Antony Hubert Michael Turner