Anthony Mitchell (bishop)

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Anthony Mitchell (1868-1917) was bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney from 1912 to 1917.

He was ordained in 1892, after studying at Aberdeen University, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, Edinburgh University and the Episcopal Theological College.[1] In 1905 he became canon of St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, and was appointed Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney in 1912, a post he held until his death. In addition to his clerical work, he was a respected ecclesiastical historian.


  1. ^ "Mitchell, Anthony (MTCL889A)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  • Obituary: p. 155, The Annual Register: a review of public events at home and abroad, for the year 1917. London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1918.
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Rowland Ellis
Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Frederic Deane