John Greig (bishop)

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Memorial within Guildford Cathedral

John Harold Greig was Bishop of Gibraltar[1] then Guildford [2] in the first half of the 20th century. He was born on 13 February 1865 [3] and educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was ordained deacon in 1888 [4] and priest a year later.[5] After a curacy at St Bartholomew’s, Sydenham[6] he was Wilberforce Missioner in South London [7] then Vicar of St Paul’s, Lorrimore Square; and later became Archdeacon of Worcester before his elevation to the Episcopate. He died on 28 March 1938.[8]

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  1. ^ New Bishop Of Gibraltar. Archdeacon Greig Appointed. The Times Thursday, Jan 06, 1921; p. 13; Issue 42611; col B
  2. ^ Bishops of Guildford
  3. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ The Times, Tuesday, Dec 25, 1888; pg. 10; Issue 32578; col F Rochester:Deacons
  5. ^ Ordinations. The Times Monday, Dec 23, 1889; pg. 10; Issue 32889; col A
  6. ^ Photo of church
  7. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  8. ^ The Times, Tuesday, Mar 29, 1938; pg. 18; Issue 47955; col E Obituary Bishop Greig Gibraltar And Guildford
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Joseph Corbett Knight
Bishop of Gibraltar
1921 – 1927
Succeeded by
Frederick Cyril Nugent Hicks
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Guildford
1927 – 1934
Succeeded by
John Victor Macmillan