Frederick Darwent

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Frederick Charles Darwent (born 20 April 1927) was bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney, from 1978 to 1992.[1][2]

Born in Liverpool Darwent was educated at Ormskirk Grammar School. After military service in the Far East with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers he was ordained Deacon in 1963; and Priest in 1964.[3] He was a Curate in Wigan then held incumbencies in Strichen, New Pitsligo and Fraserburgh. He was made a Canon of St Andrew's Cathedral, Aberdeen in 1971; and was Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney from 1973 to 1978. He was also a JP in Aberdeen from 1988 to 1997.[4]


  1. ^ "Birthdays". London: The Independent. 20 April 1996. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  2. ^ David M. Bertie (2000). Scottish episcopal clergy, 1689-2000. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 518. ISBN 978-0-567-08746-1. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 p238 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ ‘DARWENT, Rt Rev. Frederick Charles’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 21 Oct 2013
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Ian Forbes Begg
Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Alexander Campbell Adamson
Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Andrew Bruce Cameron