David Brown (bishop)

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David Allan Brown (11 July 1922–13 July 1982) was Bishop of Guildford from 1973 until his death in 1982.[1]

He was born on 11 July 1922[2] and educated at Monkton Combe School and SOAS. He was ordained in 1949 and after a curacy at Immanuel, Streatham[3] he was a Missionary with the Church Missionary Society in Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria from 1952 to 1966[4] and then Vicar of Christ Church, Herne Bay.[5] A school in Woking is named in his memory.[6]


  1. ^ The Bishop of Guildford dies aged 60 The Times Wednesday, Jul 14, 1982; pg. 2; Issue 61285; col E
  2. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ Streatham Common Church web site (1)
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Church web site (2)
  6. ^ School web site
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Reindorp
Bishop of Guildford
Succeeded by
Michael Adie