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Eric Strickland Waterhouse (1879-1964)

Eric Strickland Waterhouse was born in Peatling Magna, Lincolnshire. He entered the ministry in 1901 after training at Richmond College. He exercised an active circuit ministry until 1920 when he was appointed Tutor at Richmond. Waterhouse subsequently served as Principal of the College from 1940 until 1951. He was appointed Professor of Philosophy of Religion by London University in 1931 and served as Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University from 1936-37.

Strickland published widely on wide range of subject. He was also much in demand as a broadcaster. Waterhouse served as Governor of Queenswood and Penrhos School and was also a keen golfer and railway enthusiast.

Waterhouse was married in 1901 to Edith Walters who predeceased him by about six weeks. He died at Epsom in Surrey on 10th April 1964.

Source: Minutes of Conference 1964

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