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]

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. His son Norman also became a priest and bishop, serving as Assistant Bishop of Lagos. [6]

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  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
  6. "Jones, Norman Sherwood". Who's Who . A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.(subscription or UK public library membership required)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Charles Hill
Bishop of Hulme
1930 1945
Succeeded by
Hugh Hornby