Frank Woods (bishop of Winchester)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bishop Woods.

Frank Theodore Woods (15 January 1874 – 27 February 1932), generally known as Theodore Woods, was Bishop of Peterborough (signed Theodore Petriburg) from 1916 to 1923 before being translated to the see of Winchester,[1] where he remained until his death.[2]

His brother Edward was Bishop of Lichfield 1937-1953. Edward's son was Frank Woods who, after being Bishop of Middleton, became Archbishop of Melbourne.

While Bishop of Peterborough, Woods served as Episcopal Secretary for the 1920 Lambeth Conference.[3]

As Bishop of Winchester, Woods was Prelate of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

He was the great grandson of the social reformer Elizabeth Fry.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.cityofwinchester.co.uk
  2. ^ The previous text that he "latterly" signed his name as "Theodore Winton." refers to his official episcopal signature,"Winton." being the abbreviation of "Wintoniensis", i.e, "of Winchester".
  3. ^ Frank Theodore Woods and others, Lambeth and Reunion: An Interpretation of the Mind of the Lambeth Conference of 1920 (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1921), title page.

Works[edit]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edward Glyn
Bishop of Peterborough
1916–1923
Succeeded by
Cyril Bardsley
Preceded by
Edward Talbot
Bishop of Winchester
1923–1932
Succeeded by
Cyril Garbett