Christopher Luxmoore

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Christopher Charles Luxmoore (9 April 1926 – 24 February 2014[1]) was the eighth Bishop of Bermuda.[2]

Luxmoore was educated at Sedbergh School and Trinity College, Cambridge and ordained in 1953. His first post was as a curate at St John the Baptist, Newcastle upon Tyne after which he was Priest in Charge of St Bede’s, Newsham, County Durham. He was then Rector of Sangre Grande, Trinidad and after that Vicar of Headingley, Leeds. He was Precentor and Canon Residentiary of Chichester Cathedral from 1981[3] until his election to the See of Bermuda in 1984, and was the first ever Bishop to be consecrated there.[4] On his return to England in 1989 he became Archdeacon of Lewes & Hastings,[5] a post he held until retirement in 1991.


  1. ^ Diocese of Chichester – Bishop Martin pays tribute to Bishop Christopher 1926 - 2014 (Accessed 1 March 2014)
  2. ^ Mid Ocean News
  3. ^ Crockford's clerical directory, 1995” (Lambeth,Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
  4. ^ The Times, Monday, Nov 26, 1984; pg. 16; Issue 61996; col B Court Circular
  5. ^ Who's Who 1992 “(London, A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-3514-2)

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Anselm Genders
Bishop of Bermuda
1984 –1989
Succeeded by
William John Denbigh Down