Leslie Randall

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The Rt Rev James Leslie Randall[1] DD[2] (died 1922) was the inaugural Bishop of Reading from 1889 until 1908. Educated at Winchester College [3] and New College, Oxford,[4] he held incumbencies at Newbury, Sandhurst and Mixbury before being appointed Archdeacon of Buckingham, a post he held until elevation to the Episcopate.[5] He died on 17 January 1922 and after his death a committee was set up to fund, then place, a memorial to honour his 56 years service to the Diocese of Oxford.[6]

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  1. ^ Details of British Library Photograph
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, 17 October 1889; pg. 7; Issue 32832; col E "University Intelligence. Oxford, Oct. 16."
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ The Times, Friday, 30 January 1852; pg. 3; Issue 21025; col F "University Intelligence. Oxford, Jan. 29"
  5. ^ Oxford Diocesan magazine
  6. ^ The Times, Tuesday, 2 January 1923; pg. 12; Issue 43228; col B "Ecclesiastical News"
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Reading
1889 – 1909
Succeeded by
In abeyance