Noel Chamberlain

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The Rt Rev (Frank) Noel Chamberlain CB AKC (25 December 1900 - 17 July 1975) was Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago from 1957 until 1961.[1] He was born on 25 December 1900 and educated at The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, an independent school in Elstree in Hertfordshire and King's College London.[2] After graduation he was ordained in 1926 and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at the Eton Mission, Hackney Wick. From 1928 until 1956 he was a Royal Naval Chaplain eventually rising to be Chaplain of the Fleet.[3] In 1957 he was elevated to the Episcopate as Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago.[4] Retiring to Portsmouth in 1961 he continued to serve the church as an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese until his death on 17 July 1975.[5]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ Who takes the title Archdeacon of the Navy
  4. ^ The Times, Friday, 24 May 1957; pg. 6; Issue 53849; col D Ven FN Chamberlain to be new Bishop for Trinidad and Tobago
  5. ^ The Times, Wednesday, 23 Jul 1975; pg. 16; Issue 59455; col G Obituary- The Rt Rev F. N. Chamberlain
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Leonard Coulshaw
Chaplain of the Fleet
1952 –1956
Succeeded by
Frederick Darrell Bunt
Preceded by
Douglas John Wilson
Bishop of Trinidad
Succeeded by
William James Hughes