Christopher Storrs

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Christopher Evelyn Storrs (4 February 1889[1] - 19 February 1977) was an Anglican bishop in the mid 20th century.[2]

Storrs was born into an ecclesiastical family [3] and educated at Malvern and Pembroke College, Cambridge before beginning his ordained ministry with a curacy at Leeds Parish Church.[4] He was a Chaplain to the Forces from 1916 to 1919 and then of his old school until 1930. From 1930 to 1939 he was at St George’s College, Perth, Western Australia, then Archdeacon of Northam. In 1946 he became Bishop of Grafton, a post he held for nine years.[5] After this he was Warden of St John’s Theological College, Morpeth, New South Wales until 1959. His final position before retirement was as Rector of Hazelbury Bryan.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ww2roll
  2. ^ Obituary, Right Rev Christopher Storrs, The Times, 22 February 1977; pg. 18; Issue 59940; col F
  3. ^ His father was Dean of Rochester from 1913 to 1928 > “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Archbishop Mowll’s address to the 1951 synod
  6. ^ The Times, 21 August 1959; pg. 12; Issue 54545; col D Ecclesiastical News
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
William Henry Webster Stevenson
Bishop of Grafton
1946 –1955
Succeeded by
Kenneth John Clements