John Cockerton, British Anglican priest and academic, Died at 88


John Clifford Penn Cockerton was born in 1927, and died on December 9, 2015.

He was a British Anglican priest and academic.

John was Warden of Cranmer Hall, an Anglican theological college, from 1968 to 1970, and was Principal of St John’s College, Durham from 1970 to 1978.

CJohn ockerton studied at the University of Liverpool and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in 1948.

In 1951, John entered Wycliffe Hall, Oxford to train for ordained ministry.

John additionally studied theology at St Catherine’s Society, Oxford, graduating in 1954 with a BA degree; as per tradition, his BA was promoted to a Master of Arts (MA (Oxon)) degree in 1958.

He was ordained in the Church of England as a deacon in 1954 and as a priest in 1955.

From 1954 to 1958, John served his curacy at St Helen’s Church, St Helens, Merseyside.

John Clifford Penn Cockerton passed away at age 88 in December 2015.