Gordon Strutt

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Rupert Gordon Strutt (known as Gordon; [1] 15 January 1912 – 1 October 1985) was the Anglican Bishop of Stockport from 1965 to 1984.

Strutt was educated at the London College of Divinity and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. Ordained in 1943 he embarked on a curacy at Carlton, Nottinghamshire before wartime service as a Chaplain to the Forces. Livings in Normanton on Soar, Leicester and Addiscombe followed before a spell as Archdeacon of Maidstone [2] and finally appointment to the episcopate [3] in 1965. After 18 years he resigned [4] to begin retirement in Canterbury but died only a year later on 1 October 1985.

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  1. Vicars of St Mary Magdalene, Addiscombe
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN   0-19-200008-X
  3. Ecclesiastical News Consecration Of Two Bishops Suffragan (Official Appointments and Notices) The Times Wednesday, Nov 03, 1965; pg. 14; Issue 56469; col F
  4. The Times, Wednesday, Sep 07, 1983; pg. 16; Issue 61631; col F Church news Resignation of the Bishop of Stockport
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Preceded by Archdeacon of Maidstone
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Preceded by Bishop of Stockport
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