William Stevenson (bishop)

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William Henry Webster Stevenson (9 June 1878 - 15 August 1945[1]) was an Anglican bishop.[2]

Stevenson was educated at Sydney Grammar School and the University of Sydney [3] before beginning his ordained ministry as a curate at Castle Hill, New South Wales.[4] After further curacies at Darlinghurst, Randwick and Wimbledon, he became an incumbent at Windsor, Queensland and Fortitude Valley. He was Warden of St John's College, University of Queensland and then Principal of St Francis’ Theological College, Brisbane. Later he was Archdeacon of Brisbane, then Bishop of Grafton from 1938 until his death.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deaths", The Times, 18 August 1945; p. 1.
  2. ^ Anglican Archives website
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ ”The Clergy List”, London, Kelly’s, 1913
  5. ^ Grafton Diocesan Yearbook
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
John William Ashton
Bishop of Grafton
1938–1945
Succeeded by
Christopher Evelyn Storrs