Arthur Doubleday

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Arthur Doubleday
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop

Arthur Doubleday (16 October 1865 – 23 January 1951) was a South African-born prelate who served in the Roman Catholic Church as the second Bishop of Brentwood from 1920 to 1951.[1]

Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on 16 October 1865, he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Southwark on 22 December 1888. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Brentwood by the Holy See on 7 May 1920. His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 23 June 1920, the principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Peter Amigo of Southwark and Bishop William Cotter of Portsmouth.[1]

Bishop Doubleday died in office on 23 January 1951, aged 85.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Arthur Doubleday". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bernard Nicholas Ward
Bishop of Brentwood
1920–1951
Succeeded by
George Andrew Beck