Frederick Du Vernet

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Frederick Herbert Du Vernet (1860 – 22 October 1924)[1][2] was the second Bishop of Caledonia and inaugural Metropolitan of British Columbia[3] (taking the title Archbishop of Caledonia whilst Metropolitan.)

Du Vernet was educated at Wycliffe College, Toronto and ordained in 1883. After a curacy at St James the Apostle, Montreal[4] he was Diocesan Missioner for the Diocese of Montreal then Professor of Practical Theology at his old college until 1895. From then until[5] 1904 he was Rector of St John, Toronto when he was appointed to the episcopate. He became a Doctor of Divinity (DD).


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, Oct 23, 1924; pg. 13; Issue 43790; col A Death Of A Canadian Archbishop
  3. ^ Metropolitans of British Columbia
  4. ^ Church web-site
  5. ^ "The Clergy List" London, John Phillips, 1900
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Ridley
Bishop of Caledonia
(Archbishop from 1915)

Title next held by
George Rix
New title Metropolitan of British Columbia
Succeeded by
Adam de Pencier