William Stanton Jones

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William Stanton Jones

Bishop of Sodor and Man
Rev W. Stanton Jones vicar of Bradford 002.jpg
In office1928–1942
PredecessorCharles Leonard Thornton-Duesbury
SuccessorJohn Ralph Strickland Taylor
Other post(s) Bishop of Sodor and Man (1887–1891)
Personal details
Born(1866-07-29)29 July 1866
Died13 August 1951(1951-08-13) (aged 85)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater Durham University

William Stanton Jones (29 July 1866 – 13 August 1951) [1] [2] was an Anglican bishop. [3]

Stanton Jones was educated at Durham University. [4] Ordained in 1892 [5] he began his ordained ministry as a curate at Widnes, [6] after which he was vicar of St Polycarp's Liverpool. [7] He was then vicar of St Mary's with St Lawrence's Kirkdale, Liverpool and rural dean of Middleton. From 1921 (pictured) to 1928 he was Archdeacon of Bradford [8] when he was ordained to the episcopate as Bishop of Sodor and Man, [9] a position he held for 14 years.

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  1. "William Stanton-Jones - National Portrait Gallery". npg.org.uk.
  2. "Obituary Bishop W. Stanton Jones". The Times , 14 August 1951; pg. 8; Issue 52079; col E
  3. http://www.feegan.com/manx/bishops.php Feegans
  4. "Who was Who" 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  5. Ordinations. Liverpool The Times, 14 June 1892; pg. 3; Issue 33664; col A
  6. The Clergy List” London, John Phillips, 1900
  7. "old-liverpool.co.uk". old-liverpool.co.uk.
  8. "London Gazette" (PDF).
  9. Ecclesiastical News. Bishop of Sodor And Man Consecrated. The Times Tuesday, 12 June 1928; pg. 19; Issue 44917; col D
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