Thomas Scott (Bishop of North China)

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The Right Reverend Thomas Arnold Scott was an Anglican missionary bishop in China during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Scott was born on 9 June 1879, [1] and educated at Leeds Grammar School, Felsted School and Christ's College, Cambridge. [2] He was ordained deacon in 1902 and priest in 1903. After a curacy at St Paul, Halifax [3] he was SPG missionary in China from 1908 to 1950. In 1913 he became the headmaster of the Church of England school in Peking and then in 1921 Bishop of Shantung. [4] In 1940 he was translated to North China, retiring in 1950. He died on 29 March 1956. [5]

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  1. “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  2. "Scott, Thomas Arnold (SCT897TA)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  4. The Times, Monday, Apr 18, 1921; pg. 7; Issue 42697; col C New Bishop of Shantung
  5. Dr. T. A. Scott Former Bishop Of North China The Times Wednesday, Apr 04, 1956; pg. 11; Issue 53496; col G