Anthony Hoskyns-Abrahall

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Anthony Leigh Egerton Hoskyns-Abrahall was the Anglican Bishop of Lancaster from 1955 until 1975.[1]

Hoskyns-Abrahall was educated at Britannia Royal Naval College and Westcott House, Cambridge.[2] He was ordained in 1931 and was a curate at St Mary’s Portsea before becoming a chaplain at Shrewsbury School. During the Second World War was a chaplain with the RNVR[3] and was then Vicar of St Michael’s Aldershot before his ordination to the episcopate. He died on 1 May 1982.[4]


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  2. ^ Who's Who 1970, London, A & C Black, 1971, ISBN 0-7136-1140-5
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ "Deaths: Rt. Rev A.L E. Hoskyns-Abrahall", The Times, 13 Jul 1982, p12
Religious titles
Preceded by
Benjamin Pollard
Anglican Bishop of Lancaster
Succeeded by
Dennis Fountain Page