Alfred Berkeley (bishop)
Alfred Berkeley was the son of Canon R. Fitzharding Berkeley, rector of Saint Philip, Barbados. Educated at Harrison College and Codrington College, he was ordained deacon 1885 and priest in 1886. He became curate of Saint George, Antigua and Barbuda. In 1887 he became vicar of All Saints, Antigua and Barbuda, and in 1888 curate of Saint Philip, Barbados. From 1891 to 1901 he was vicar of Holy Innocents, Barbados. Rector of Saint Philip from 1901 to 1907 and dean and rector of Saint Michael, Barbados from 1907 to 1917, Berkeley was elected to be bishop and was consecrated in St. Michael’s Cathedral, Barbados on 12 August 1917.
He is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.
- NPG details
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p1432: Oxford, OUP, 1929
- BERKELEY, Rt Rev. Alfred Pakenham’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 24 Sept 2014
- Obituary, The Times, 16 May 1927
- Bishops of Barbados: Alfred Berkeley