The Rt. Rev.Arthur Grom Parham MC (25 June 1883 –10 January 1961) was the Anglican Bishop of Reading from 1942 until 1954. He was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford then Exeter College in the same city and ordained in 1910.
Beginning his ministry with a curacy at Bromley he was then appointed Chaplain of Magdalen College, Oxford. A period interrupted with World War I service as a Chaplain to the Forces during which he was twice Mentioned in Despatches and awarded the MC.
When peace returned he became Rector of Easthampstead, then Rural Dean of Reading and finally (before his elevation to the Episcopate) Archdeacon of Berkshire. In retirement he continued to serve the Church as an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Oxford.
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- Who was Who1897-2007: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- Obituary- Rt Rev AG Parham The Times Tuesday, 10 Jan 1961; pg. 10; Issue 54975; col F
- The Times, Monday, 1 Jun 1942; pg. 6; Issue 49250; col C Ecclesiastical News: Consecration of the Bishop of Reading
- Berkshire Rural Deaneries at the National Archive
- Archdeacons of Berkshire
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