He was born on 11 April 1929 and educated at St Edward's School, Oxford. and St Peter's Hall  Ordained in 1957 after a period of study at Westcott House, Cambridge he began his ordained ministry with a curacy at St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich. From here he became the vicar of Edenbridge and then Bromley before being ordained to the episcopate in 1982, serving eventually for eleven years. He died on 1 November 2002.
- The Times, 27 April 1982; pg. 14; Issue 61218; col E New Bishop of Tonbridge.
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1982 – 1993
Brian Arthur Smith
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