Arthur Jones (bishop)

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Arthur Lucas Vivian Jones (born 11 December 1934) was the 9th Bishop of Gippsland from 1994 to 2001.[1][2][3]

Jones was educated at St John's College, Morpeth and Deakin University[4] and ordained in 1967.

His first post was as a curate at Holy Trinity, Orange[5] after which he was a missionary in Panama.[6] He was later Vicar of Corangamite, Rector of Woy Woy and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, Sale, Victoria before his ordination to the episcopate.

He is married to Valerie Jones.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Anglican
  2. ^ Diocesan history
  3. ^ Victoria Government Gazette
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ Church website
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  7. ^ Anglican Communion Directory, March 2000
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Colin Davies Sheumack
Bishop of Gippsland
1994–2001
Succeeded by
Jeffrey William Driver