John Poole-Hughes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

John Worthington Poole-Hughes (8 August 1916 - 25 October 1988) was a Bishop of South-West Tanganyika and a Bishop of Llandaff.

Educated at Uppingham School and Hertford College, Oxford after wartime service with the Royal Artillery he was ordained in 1948. After a curacy at St Michael and All Angels, Aberystwyth[1] he served as a missionary in East Africa[2] rising to the rank of diocesan Bishop in Tanzania.[3] After serving as Assistant Bishop and as incumbent of Llantwit Major he was appointed to succeed Bishop Eryl Stephen Thomas as Bishop of Llandaff in 1975[4] and enthroned in the following year.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Church web site
  2. ^ "Just the Right Man, John Richard Worthington Poole-Hughes 1916-1988" SINCLAIR, J. B. & FENN, R. W. D.Herefordshire, Cadoc Books, 1992 ISBN 0-9516865-1-8
  3. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Dec 10, 1975; pg. 18; Issue 59574; col E Church news New Bishop of Llandaff
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Leslie Edward Stradling
Bishop of South-West Tanganyika
1962–1974
Succeeded by
Joseph Willard Mlele
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Eryl Stephen Thomas
Bishop of Llandaff
1976–1985
Succeeded by
Roy Thomas Davies