James Morrell

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Memorial within Chichester Cathedral

James Herbert Lloyd Morrell (or Lloyd Morrell) (1907–1996) was the seventh Bishop of Lewes.[1][2]

Morrell was born on 12 August 1907[3] and educated at Dulwich College and King's College London.[4] He began his career with curacies at St Alphage, Hendon and St Michael and All Angels, Brighton after which he was the Bishop of Chichester's Chaplain and then a Lecturer for The Church of England Moral Welfare Council. From here he went to be Vicar of Roffey [5] and then Archdeacon of Lewes before elevation to the Episcopate in 1959,[6] serving eventually for eighteen years.[7] He died on 28 March 1996.[8]


  1. ^ Material at The National Archives
  2. ^ His episcopal signature was "+Lloyd Lewen", Blagdon-Gamlen, P. E. (1973) The Church Travellers Directory. London: Church Literature Association; p. ii (foreword)
  3. ^ Birthdate
  4. ^ Who’s Who. London, A & C Black,1992 ISBN 0-7136-3514-2
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  6. ^ The Times, Friday, Aug 07, 1959; pg. 10; Issue 54533; col C Bishop Suffragan Of Lewes
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory (ibid)
  8. ^ Death date
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Geoffrey Hodgson Warde
Bishop of Lewes
1959 – 1977
Succeeded by
Peter John Ball