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Hugh Lankester HAYNES (1878-1956)

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Hugh Lankester Haynes (1878-1956) was the son of Horace and Lucy Haynes who were friends of Julius and Eugénie Sladden; he was of a similar age to Jack Sladden.

Hugh Haynes was born on 26th June 1878 in Evesham, the second of five children of Horace Eyre Haynes, a surgeon and general practitioner, and his wife, Lucy Marion (née Jones).

He was educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge, gaining BA in 1902 and MA in 1912.  He was ordained deacon in Islington in 1902 and priest in London in 1903.  He was Curate of St Alban's, Fulham, 1902-1908; Curate of St Wilfrid's, Harrogate, 1910-1916; Vicar of St James's, Norlands, Notting Hill, 1916-1929; Vicar of Christ Church, Ealing, 1929-1939; Rector of Shillingstone, Dorset, 1939-1947.

Hugh married Emmeline Marianne Chaldecott in 1910 in Bedford.  They had three children:  Hugh Wilfrid Lankester (1911-1971), Denys Eyre Lankester (1913-1994) and Lindis Mary Lankester (1922-1996).

Hugh died on 18th June 1956 in London, aged 77.

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