Norman Straton

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Norman Straton
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Religious style Bishop

Norman Dumenil John Straton (4 November 1840 – 5 April 1918) was an Anglican bishop.[1][2]

Stratton was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1863,[3] and ordained in 1865.[4] His first post was as a curate at Market Drayton from where he became vicar of Kirkby Wharfe then from 1875 vicar and rural dean of Wakefield.[5] From 1888 to 1892 he was Archdeacon of Huddersfield. In 1892 he became the Bishop of Sodor and Man[6] and 15 years later was translated to Newcastle where he was nominated on 8 July, installed on 2 September 1907, and served until his retirement on 30 September 1915. He died on 5 April 1918.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "Straton, Norman Dumenil John (STRN859ND)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. ^ Wakefield family History Sharing,
  6. ^ The Times Wednesday, May 11, 1892; pg. 9; Issue 33635; col E Enthronement of the Bishop of Sodor and Man
  7. ^ Obituary Death Of Bishop Straton A Strong Champion Of Protestantism The Times Saturday, Apr 06, 1918; pg. 9; Issue 41757; col F

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Wareing Bardsley
Bishop of Sodor and Man
1892–1907
Succeeded by
Thomas Drury
Preceded by
Arthur Lloyd
Bishop of Newcastle
1907–1915
Succeeded by
Herbert Wild