Thomas Sherwood Jones

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The Rt Rev Thomas Sherwood Jones (also rendered Sherwood-Jones) [1] was the Anglican Suffragan Bishop of Hulme in Manchester, Britain, from 1930 until 1945. [2]

The Bishop of Hulme was an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Manchester, in the Province of York, England. The See was created by Order in Council on 11 October 1923 and took its name after Hulme, an area of the city of Manchester.

He was born on 4 March 1872 [3] and educated at Durham University and ordained in 1899. [4] He was curate of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Liverpool then held incumbencies in Toxteth and Birkenhead and then Rural Dean of Middleton before his elevation to the Episcopate. [5] A Centenarian, he died on 16 October 1972.

Durham University collegiate public research university in Durham, England, United Kingdom

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Curate person who is invested with the care or cure (cura) of souls of a parish

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Liverpool City and Metropolitan borough in England

Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017. Its metropolitan area is the fifth-largest in the UK, with a population of 2.24 million in 2011. The local authority is Liverpool City Council, the most populous local government district in the metropolitan county of Merseyside and the largest in the Liverpool City Region.


  1. Nelson Photo News – New Archbishop Installed at Nelson
  2. The Bishop Of Hulme To Retire The Times Wednesday, Jul 11, 1945; pg. 2; Issue 50191; col C
  3. "Who's Who 1992 "(London, A & C Black ISBN   0-7136-3514-2)
  4. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. Middleton Guardian
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Charles Hill
Bishop of Hulme
1930 1945
Succeeded by
Hugh Hornby

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