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At 11 o'clock Dec 27th 1830 aged 72 died the Rev. John Theodore Archibald Reed, Rector of Leckhamstead and Curate of Akely, Bucks, and Rector of Walford in Hereford - He was formerly a member of Lincoln College Oxford; and one of the oldest clergymen in Buckinghamshire having been Curate of Leckhamstead before he was beneficed -
He was also occasional Curate of Stowe; and married a lady of the ancient family of Dayrell, by whom he had several children; He was presented to Walford in 1811 by the then Precentor of Hereford Cathedral; and to Leckhamstead in 1812 by John Beauclerk (son of the Rev Henry Beauclerk the preceding incumbent) - Mr. Reed though not a general book collector, had forwarded a valuable collection of Bibles in almost every known tongue. He was a quiet social Clergyman, living peaceably in his habitation.