Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameArchdeacon John Sanderson (Guy) Long °
Birth21 Jul 1913, Hawkhurst, Kent, England
Death4 Jun 2008, Cambridge, Cambs, England
Residence1981, Girton, Cambridge, Cambs, England
OccupationRoyal Navy chaplain in WWll. Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Vicar of Bearsted, then of Petersfield with Sheet. Honorary Canon of Portsmouth. Vicar of St. Botolph's Cambridge and Archdeacon of Ely.
EducationSt Edmund’s School, Canterbury, Kent (head boy). Queen’s College, Cambridge (1932). Cuddesdon Theological College.
Note 1Ordained 1936. Served in the RNVR in WWll. Domestic Chaplain to Archbishop Fisher. Officiated at the 1953 Coronation. On retirement became Archdeacon Emeritus and clergy retirement officer for Ely.
Note 2After a curacy in the diocese of Canterbury, ordained deacon and priest by Archbishop Lang. Served in the RNVR during WWll being the first seagoing chaplain in a RN destroyer. Took part in actions to liberate Channel ports in 1944.
Note 3Domestic Chaplain at Lambeth Palace to Archbishop Fisher, including being present for the marriage and coronation of Queen Elizabeth ll, the funeral of her father and the baptisms of her first two children.
Note 4Incumbent at Bearstead, Kent and Petersfield, Hampshire, during the 1950s and 1960s. Became Archdeacon of Ely in 1970, combined with being Rector of St Botolph’s in Cambridge. On retirement he became the Diocesan Retired Clergy Officer.
Marriage6 Jan 1948, St John’s Church, St John’s Wood, London, England
SpouseRosamond Mary (Arthur) Forman °
Birth17 Sep 1916, Fulford Vicarage, York, England
DeathDec 1999
Residence1981, Girton, Cambridge, Cambs, England
OccupationTeacher of Domestic Science. Catering officer in WWll to the Auxiliary Air Force. 1982-93 Clergy Officer to the Diocese of Ely. Enrolling member of the Mother’s Union.
EducationGodolphin, Salisbury, England. Berridge House Domestic Science College, London.
Note 1Niece of Archbishop Geoffrey Fisher. She and John met at a party at Lambeth Palace.
FatherArthur Temple Forman (?-?)
MotherDora Guy (?-?)
Birth6 Feb 1949, Lollards Tower, Lambeth Palace, London, England
Birth1 Nov 1950, Lollards Tower, Lambeth Palace, London, England
Birth31 Oct 1952, Lambeth Palace, London, England
Birth17 Mar 1956, Bearsted, Kent, England
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