John Eastaugh

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John Richard Gordon Eastaugh (11 March 1920-16 February 1990) was an Anglican bishop in the last third of the 20th century .[1]

He was born on 11 March 1920 and educated at the University of Leeds and ordained in 1944. He began his career with a curacy at All Saints' Poplar[2] and then held incumbencies at Hackney and Heston before being collated Archdeacon of Middlesex in 1966.[3] He was ordained to the episcopate as Bishop of Hereford in 1973[4] and died in post 17 years later on 16 February 1990, aged 69.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Handbook of British Chronology" Fryde,E.B;Greenway D.E;Porter,S;Roy,I Cambridge, CUP,1996 ISBN 978-0-521-56350-5
  2. ^ Parish website
  3. ^ Crockford's clerical directory1976 Lambeth, Church House, ISBN 018153674
  4. ^ New Bishop of Hereford The Times Tuesday, Feb 27, 1973; pg. 16; Issue 58718; col E
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Mark Allin Hodson
Bishop of Hereford
1973 – 1990
Succeeded by
John Oliver