Crockford's Clerical Directory

Crockford's Clerical Directory is the definitive guide of Anglican clergy and churches in the Church of England, the Church of Ireland, the Church in Wales and the Scottish Episcopal Church, with biographies of over 27,000 Anglican clergy dating back to 1968.

It is compiled and published by the Archbishops' Council.
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How do I buy a copy?
Crockford's Clerical Directory is published by Church House Publishing. The current printed edition (the 105th edition) is available from It can also be ordered from all regular high street and online booksellers. Crockford is also available on-line through a subscription service. Find out more at

How do I update my entry?
To ensure your Crockford entry is as up to date as possible, you will need to contact the compilation team of any amendments or additions.

Information the compilation team require

Please write to:

Crockford's Clerical Directory
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Great Smith Street

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Archival Enquiries for Crockford

Historical enquiries concerning individual members of the clergy recorded in Crockford's Clerical Directory are answered by Lambeth Palace Library.