Alexander Doull

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Alexander John Doull
Born (1870-09-08)8 September 1870
Died 16 December 1933(1933-12-16) (aged 63)
Vernon, British Columbia

Alexander John Doull was an Anglican bishop in the 20th century.[1]

Doull was educated at Merchiston Castle School [2] and Oriel College, Oxford,[3] and ordained after a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon[4] in 1896,[5] He began his career with curacies at Leeds Parish Church and the Church of the Advent, Montreal,[6] of which he was later Rector. From 1910 to 1914 he was Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria until his elevation to the Episcopate as the inaugural Bishop of Kootenay. He resigned his See in 1933 to become Archdeacon of Sheffield, but illness forced a return to British Columbia where he died on 15 February 1937.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Memories of BC
  2. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ The Times, Saturday, Nov 17, 1894; pg. 8; Issue 34424; col B University Intelligence
  4. ^ Project Canterbury
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  6. ^ Church web-site
  7. ^ Obituary Bishop Doull The Times Tuesday, Feb 23, 1937; pg. 16; Issue 47616; col B
Religious titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Kootenay
1915–1933
Succeeded by
Walter Robert Adams