Henry Vodden

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Henry Townsend Vodden (10 July 1887 [1] – 24 August 1960) [2] was the fifth Bishop of Hull in the modern era (from 1934 until 1957).[3]

He was and educated at Exeter School[4] and Exeter College, Oxford, his first posts after ordination were as a Missionary Priest in India. He was later Secretary of the CMS before elevation to the Episcopate as a Suffragan to the Archbishop of York. He died on 24 August 1960.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ NPG details
  3. ^ Bishop of Hull to resign The Times Monday, 1 April 1957; p. 12; Issue 53804; col D
  4. ^ Alumni details
  5. ^ Rt. Rev. H. T. Vodden Former Bishop Of Hull (Obituaries) The Times Friday, 26 August 1960; p. 13; Issue 54860; col A
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Bernard Oliver Francis Heywood
Bishop of Hull
1934 –1957
Succeeded by
George Frederick Townley