Denis Wakeling

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John Denis Wakeling MC (12 December 1918 – 10 October 2004) was an Anglican bishop in the Church of England.

He was born in Leicester and was educated at St Michael's Limpsfield, a Church Missionary Society school in Surrey. He studied classics at St Catharine's College, Cambridge and served in the Royal Marines in World War II. He was awarded an MC in 1945 for his part in operations in Yugoslavia.

He prepared for the ministry at Ridley Hall, Cambridge and was ordained in 1948. He was chaplain at Clare College, Cambridge, then vicar of Emmanuel, Plymouth from 1952 to 1959 and of Barking, Essex from 1959 to 1965 when he was appointed the Archdeacon of West Ham.

His appointment as the Bishop of Southwell in Nottinghamshire followed in 1970; he was consecrated at York Minster on Michaelmas day (29 September) 1970. [1] He was chairman of the Archbishops’ Council on Evangelism from 1976 to 1979.

Wakeling retired to Salisbury in 1984. He married Josephine Broomhall in 1941; they had two sons.

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References

  1. "3 consecrations at Michaelmas" . Church Times (#5616). 2 October 1970. p. 5. ISSN   0009-658X . Retrieved 14 April 2015 via UK Press Online archives.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Gordon Savage
Bishop of Southwell
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Succeeded by
Michael Whinney