Thomas Hannay

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Thomas Hannay (10 June 1887 - 31 January 1970[1]) was an Anglican bishop.[2]

Hannay was educated at the University of Liverpool and Queens' College, Cambridge [3] and ordained in 1910.[4] He began his career with a curacy in Holmfirth [5] after which he with the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa in Nyasaland. In 1927 he came to the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield and was its Principal from 1933-41.

He became Bishop of Argyll and The Isles[6] in 1942, and in 1952 Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church;[7] retiring from both posts in 1962.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rt Rev T. Hannay Episcopalians in Scotland The Times Monday, 2 February 1970; pg. 10; Issue 57783; col G
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007; ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ The Times, Monday, 26 September 1910; pg. 12; Issue 39387; col C Ordinations. Wakefield
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1948
  6. ^ New Bishop Of Argyll And The Isles The Times Thursday, 11 June 1942; pg. 8; Issue 49259; col F
  7. ^ The Times, Wednesday, 3 March 1952; pg. 6; Issue 52252; col B Court Circular
  8. ^ Primus Of Episcopal Church To Retire The Times Monday, 19 February 1962; pg. 6; Issue 55319; col B
Religious titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Mackenzie
Bishop of Argyll and The Isles
1942 –1962
Succeeded by
Richard Knyvet Wimbush
Preceded by
John Charles Halland How
Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church
1952 –1962
Succeeded by
Francis Hamilton Moncreiff