Edward Henderson (bishop)

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The Rt Rev Edward Barry Henderson DSC (22 March 1910 [1] – 12 June 1986) [2] was Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1960 to 1975.

The son of Edward Henderson, former Dean of Salisbury, Henderson was born in Derby [3] and educated at Radley and Trinity College, Cambridge (BA 1931, MA 1942). [4] He trained for ordination at Cuddesdon College and was ordained deacon in 1934 and priest in 1935. [5]

After a curacy in Pimlico at St Gabriel's, Warwick Square (1934-35) and Curate-in-charge at All Saints, Grosvenor Road (1936-39) [6] he was Rector of Holy Trinity, Ayr from 1939 until 1947 (a period which encompassed wartime service in the RNVR). He was awarded the DSC in 1944. [7] He was then Vicar of St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge from 1947 [8] until his elevation to the suffragan bishopric of Tewkesbury in 1955, [9] translation to Bath See following in 1960. He was consecrated a bishop on 11 June 1955, by Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, at St Paul's Cathedral. [10] After 15 years at Bath, he resigned to begin retirement in Somerset. [11]

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References

  1. England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007
  2. NPG.org
  3. 1911 England Census
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1973-74, 85th Edition, p 429.
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1973-74, 85th Edition, p 429.
  6. During which he married Hester Taylor- with whom he had 3 children. Who's Who 1970 London, A & C Black, 1971 ISBN   0-7136-1140-5
  7. Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1973-74, 85th Edition, p 429.
  8. Crockfords, (London, Church House 1995) ISBN   0-7151-8088-6
  9. New Suffragan Bishop (Official Appointments and Notices) The Times Wednesday, 30 March 1955; p. 6; Issue 53200D
  10. "Three new bishops consecrated at St. Paul's" . Church Times . No. 4819. 17 June 1955. p. 1. ISSN   0009-658X . Retrieved 25 May 2019 via UK Press Online archives.
  11. Debrett's People of Today 1992 London, Debrett's 1993 ISBN   1-870520-09-2
Church of England titles
Preceded by Bishop of Tewkesbury
1955 1960
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Bath and Wells
1960 1975
Succeeded by