Douglas Feaver

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Douglas Russell Feaver (1914–1997) was the Bishop of Peterborough in the Church of England from 1972[1] to 1984.[2]

Fever was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Keble College, Oxford; and ordained in 1938.[3] He was a curate at St Alban's Abbey then a wartime chaplain in the RAFVR. He later became Sub-Dean of the abbey, Rural Dean of Nottingham (and Vicar of St Mary's) before becoming Peterborough's Bishop.[4]


  1. ^ New bishop is nominated for Peterborough. By Our Religious Affairs Correspondent The Times (London, England), Thursday, Aug 24, 1972; pg. 14; Issue 58561
  2. ^ Porter, J.R. (November 1997). "Obituary: The Right Rev Douglas Feaver". The Independent. Retrieved 29 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London p317: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ ‘FEAVER, Rt Rev. Douglas Russell’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 25 Jan 2015

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Cyril Eastaugh
Bishop of Peterborough
Succeeded by
William John Westwood
Preceded by
Robert Henry Hawkins
Vicar of St Mary's Church, Nottingham
Succeeded by
Michael James Jackson