Frank Norris (bishop)

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Francis Lushington Norris (1 September 1864 – 2 July 1945) was an Anglican missionary bishop.[1]

Norris was educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] Ordained in 1888,[3] his first ministry position was as a curate at Tewkesbury Abbey.[4] after which he went to China as an SPG missionary.[5] In 1914 he became the Bishop of North China.[6] He retired in 1940 and died on 2 July 1945.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Norris, Francis Lushington (NRS883FL)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ The Times, 25 December 1888; pg. 10; Issue 32578; col E Ordinations Gloucester and Bristol
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ Genealogical web site
  6. ^ The Times, Monday, Sep 22, 1913; pg. 19; Issue 40323; col C New Missionary Bishop for China
  7. ^ Obituary The Times 24 July 1945; pg. 6; Issue 50202; col E