Michael Peck (priest)

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The Very Rev. Michael David Saville Peck was Dean of Lincoln from 1965 to 1968.[1]

Peck was born on 7 January 1914, educated at King’s College Choir School, Cambridge,[2] Sedbergh and King's College, Cambridge [3] and ordained in 1937.[4] He was a Curate at Holy Cross, Greenford until 1946 and then Vice-Principal of St Chad’s College, Durham until 1949. Later he was Vicar of St Mark’s, Mansfield and then Archdeacon of Portsmouth before his elevation to the Deanery in 1965. He died in post on 22 April 1968.[5]


  1. ^ The London Gazette
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ University News Degrees At Oxford The Times Friday, May 03, 1935; pg. 14; Issue 47054; col D
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. ^ Dean Of Lincoln The Times Wednesday, Apr 24, 1968; pg. 12; Issue 57234; col F
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edward James Keymer Roberts
Archdeacon of Portsmouth
1956– 1964
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Lewis Tiarks
Preceded by
David Colin Dunlop
Dean of Lincoln
1965 – 1968
Succeeded by
Oliver William Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes