Cecil Wilson (bishop of Middleton)
Educated at Norwich School and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, he was successively Vicar of St James’s, Holloway, Vicar of St Mary's, Swansea, a Canon of Brecon Cathedral and Archdeacon of Bradford. During his last year before ascending to the Episcopate he was also the inaugural Provost of Bradford Cathedral.
A prominent Freemason, he had a “sympathetic understanding of the poor”.
- The Times, Friday, Aug 05, 1932; pg. 13; Issue 46204; col C Bishopric Of Middleton- Provost Of Bradford Appointed
- "Wilson, Cecil Wilfred (WL894CW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Who was Who 1897-1990, London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- The Times, Saturday, Jun 05, 1937; pg. 19; Issue 47703; col E Mark Masons Grand Officers For 1937
- The Times, Thursday, Aug 19, 1937; pg. 14; Issue 47767; col D The Bishop Of Middleton- Loss To Manchester Diocese
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