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 digitally and in print by Church House Publishing. Crockford Online offers free searches and access to some information, but a subscription is required to see full biographical and contact details. Find out more at

Crockford has been published in printed form since 1858, and the 2020-2021 edition will be published in December 2019. Find out more and order on Church House Publishing website.


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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.