Geoffrey Warde

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Geoffrey Hodgson Warde was an Anglican bishop in the 20th century.[1]

He was born on 23 August 1889 and educated at Tonbridge School and Keble College, Oxford.[2] Ordained in 1915, he was a curate at St Pancras before wartime service as a Chaplain to the Forces, after which he was Priest in Charge at All Saints, Pimlico[3] and then Vicar of St Mark's, Regent's Park.[4] From 1922 to 1928 he was Deputy Priest-in-Ordinary to the King and then Dean of Gibraltar.[5] Returning to England in 1933 he became Rural Dean of Grantham then Archdeacon of Carlisle [6] before his last appointment as Bishop of Lewes. He retired in 1959[7] and died on 20 May 1972.


  1. ^ Role overseas at the Wayback Machine (archived July 30, 2009)
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ History of churches in area
  4. ^ Church web-site
  5. ^ Deans of Gibraltar
  6. ^ Ecclesiastical News New Archdeacon Of Carlisle The Times Friday, Aug 04, 1944; pg. 7; Issue 49926; col B
  7. ^ Bishop Suffragan Of Lewes to retire The Times Friday, Aug 07, 1959; pg. 10; Issue 54533; col C
Church of England titles
Preceded by
James Cropper
Dean of Gibraltar
1928 – 1933
Succeeded by
Walter Kenrick Knight-Adkin
Preceded by
Grandage Edwards Powell
Archdeacon of Carlisle
1944 – 1946
Succeeded by
Alexander Chisholm
Preceded by
Hugh Maudslay Hordern
Bishop of Lewes
1946 – 1959
Succeeded by
James Herbert Lloyd Morrell