Peter Wilson (bishop)

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Piers Holt Wilson (known as Peter; 1883–3 February 1956)[1] was an Anglican bishop in the mid part of the 20th century.[2]

Wilson was educated at Sherborne School and Oriel College, Oxford.[3] After a period of study at Wells Theological College, he was ordained in 1910. He became the rector of All Saint’s St Andrews and then Dean of the Diocese of Saint Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane before being appointed Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness in 1943.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, 4 February 1956; pg. 9; Issue 53446; col A, Right Rev. P. H. Wilson Former Bishop Of Moray
  2. ^ Biographical profile
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  4. ^ The Times, 9 April 1943; pg. 4; Issue 49516; col G New Scottish Bishop
Religious titles
Preceded by
William Gwyther
Dean of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
1940 –1943
Succeeded by
William Shaw Andrew
Preceded by
Arthur Maclean
Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness
1943 –1952
Succeeded by
Duncan MacInnes