Richard Cartwright (bishop)

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Richard Fox Cartwright (10 November 1913–10 April 2009) was Anglican Bishop of Plymouth from 1972 to 1982.[1][2]

Catwright was born on 10 November 1913[3] and educated at The King's School, Canterbury and Pembroke College, Cambridge. After ordination he was a curate at St Andrew's Kennington Cross [4] and then priest in charge of Lower Kingswood. He was then Vicar of Surbiton, Redcliffe, Bristol[5] and Silverton, Devon before being ordained to the episcopate. In retirement he was an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Truro.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "New Bishop of Plymouth", The Times, 11 May 1972, p. 18.
  2. ^ Crockfords Online- accessed 27 December 2008
  3. ^ Who’s Who 2008 (London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. ^ Church details
  5. ^ The Times, 4 October 1951, p. 8, "Ecclesiastical News"
  6. ^ The Times, 29 July 1982, p. 12, "Church news Appointments"

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Wilfrid Guy Sanderson
Bishop of Plymouth
1972 – 1982
Succeeded by
Kenneth Albert Newing