Alfred Pearson (bishop)
|Bishop of Burnley|
|Diocese||Diocese of Manchester|
|Other posts||Rector of Burnley (1905–1909)|
by William Maclagan
30 April 1848|
Brixton, Surrey, United Kingdom
|Died||19 March 1909
Burnley, Lancashire, UK
|Parents||Robert Pearson & Hannah née Brodrick|
|Spouse||Caroline née Doncaster|
|Alma mater||Lincoln College, Oxford|
Born in Brixton, Surrey, son of Robert (a shipowner) and Hannah née Brodrick, and educated at Islington Grammar School and Lincoln College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1874. After a curacy of St Andrew's, Leeds and of Knaresborough Parish Church (1874–1877), he held incumbencies as Rector of St Ebbe's, Oxford, Vicar of All Saints' Church, Nottingham (1880–1888), at St Margaret's Church, Brighton (1888–1896), and St Mark's, Sheffield (1896–1905, where he was also Rural Dean of the area and prebendary of Osbaldwick, a canon of York from 1903) before his appointment to the episcopate.
Pearson was consecrated a bishop by William Maclagan, Archbishop of York, at York Minster, on 2 February 1905, to serve as suffragan Bishop of Burnley. He was also appointed to simultaneously serve as Rector of St Peter's, Burnley He died in office in Burnley, Lancashire. He married Caroline née Doncaster.
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- Obituary- The Bishop Of Burnley The Times Saturday, Mar 20, 1909; pg. 12; Issue 38912; col F
- New Bishop Suffragan Of Burnley The Times Tuesday, Jan 03, 1905; pg. 9; Issue 37594; col A
- Fifty Years of Sheffield Church Life
- "Consecration of bishops at York (Archived; subscription only)". Church Times (#2193). 3 February 1905. p. 135. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 4 January 2017. (Subscription required (. ))
- "The new Bishops of Burnley (Archived; subscription only)". Church Times (#2190). 13 January 1905. p. 43. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 4 January 2017. (Subscription required (. ))
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Burnley