Donald Tytler

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For the Canadian sailor, see Donald Tytler (sailor).

Donald Alexander Tytler (2 May 1925 – 1992) was the 8th Bishop of Middleton.

A noted liberal,[1] he was born in 1925 and educated at Eastbourne College and Christ's College, Cambridge; theological training at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. Ordained in 1949 to assistant curacy in Yardley, Birmingham; SCM Chaplain, University of Birmingham, 1952; Precentor at Birmingham Cathedral, 1955; Diocescan Director of Education within the Diocese of Birmingham, 1957; Vicar of St Mark, Londonderry, and Rural dean of Warley, 1963; Canon Residentiary, Birmingham Cathedral, 1972; and Archdeacon of Aston, 1977; Suffragan Bishop of Middleton, 1982,[2] held until his death in 1992.


  1. ^ The Times, Tuesday, Nov 01, 1960; pg. 6; Issue 54917; col C Evidence Ends With 35 Witnesses Not Called Decision Expected Tomorrow (R v Penguin Books Ltd - the Lady Chatterley's Lover case)
  2. ^ Who's Who 1984, London, A & C Black, 1984
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edward Ralph Wickham
Bishop of Middleton
1982 – 1992
Succeeded by
Stephen Squires Venner