Cyril Tucker

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The Right Rev. Cyril James Tucker, CBE,[1] MA (17 November 1911- 3 September 1992)[2] was an Anglican missionary bishop.[3]

He was educated at Highgate School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge[4] and ordained in 1936.[5] He served curacies at St Mark’s, Dalston and St Barnabas, Cambridge. In 1937 he became Youth Secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society and in 1939 a Chaplain in the RAFVR.[6] When peace returned he became Warden of Monmouth School and in 1949 Chaplain of Wadham College, Oxford, and Chaplain of the Oxford Pastorate.[7] He was Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge, Rural Dean of Cambridge and Chaplain of the Cambridge Pastorate until 1963 when he was elevated to the Episcopate.[8] He was Bishop in Argentina and Eastern South America until 1974.[9] When he became Bishop, in addition to Argentina itself, the Diocese included Paraguay, Uruguay and the Falkland Islands. In 1969, the five northern provinces of the Argentine Republic were constituted as a separate diocese; in 1973 Paraguay became a separate diocese and jurisdiction over the Falkland Isles passed to the Archbishop of Canterbury.[10]

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  1. ^ London Gazette- CBE
  2. ^ Janus (DOD)
  3. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  4. ^ University News.Degrees conferred at Cambridge The Times (London, England), Monday, Feb 22, 1937; pg. 10; Issue 47615
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  6. ^ London Gazette- commission resigned
  7. ^ ‘TUCKER, Rt Rev. Cyril James’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 31 Aug 2012
  8. ^ Ecclesiastical News. New Bishop in Argentina The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 25, 1963; pg. 14; Issue 55736
  9. ^ Milmine, Douglas (ed). La Comunión Anglicana en América Latina, Santiago, Chile 1993: printer, Banka Gráfika Ltda, p.16
  10. ^ Milmine, Douglas (ed). La Comunión Anglicana en América Latina, Santiago, Chile 1993: printer, Banka Gráfika Ltda, pp.11,16