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Name: THOM, Arthur Murray (Rev.)

Birth Date: 18 Apr 1879 Willesden

Death Date: 22 Apr 1954 Reigate

First Date: 1919

Profession: Chaplain

Area: Kiambu

Married: In Reigate 22 Oct Phyllis Walton Appleby b. 18 Aug 1888 Hampstead, d. 1972 Redhill, buried 1 May

Children: Sheila Hamilton (17 June 1919 Pancras, London-2003); Herbert Reginald Murray (15 Jan 1925 Plymouth-2015)

Book Reference: Hut, Red 22, Foster, Gazette

War Service: Chrisst's Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

Foster - Rev A. Murray Thom - 1920-22 Chaplain at Kiambu
Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kikuyu - Arthur Murray Thom - Chaplain, Church of England - Kiambu
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Oxford
Cambridge Univ. Alumni pens. at CHRIST'S, Sept. 30, 1898. [Eldest] s. of Capt. James [the Queen's Regt.]. B. [Apr. 18, 1879], at Kilburn, London. Schools, private. p2='Matriculation: the formal admission of a student into the University as distinguished from his admission into a College. It occurred in each of the three terms, Lent, Easter, Michaelmas.';//-->Matric. Michs. 1898; B.A. 1901; M.A. 1905. Ord. deacon (St Albans) 1902; priest, 1903; C. of West Ham, Essex, 1902-5. C.M.S. Missionary at Bor, Soudan, 1905-6; Assistant Chaplain at Khartoum, 1907-11; Chaplain at Port Said, 1911-17. Perm. to off., dio. of Norwich, 1917-18. Org. Secretary, C.M.S. (for the Midlands), 1919-20. C.C.C.S. Chaplain at Kiambu, 1920-2. P.C. of St Matthias, Plymouth, 1922-36. R. of St Clement's, Oxford, 1937-47. Lic. to off., dio. of Oxford from 1947. Of Thame, Oxon., in 1952. (Peile, II. 827; Crockford.)

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