George Brigstocke

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George Edward Brigstocke was an Anglican priest.[1]

Brigstoke was educated at Marlborough and Keble College, Oxford and ordained in 1915.[2] After curacies in Castleford and Stockton-on-Tees he held incumbencies at Horden and Hull. He was Provost of St Newcastle Cathedral from 1938[3] to 1947 then Principal of the College of the Venerable Bede, Durham until 1959. He was a Canon Residentiary at Durham Cathedral and then Examining Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury until he was received into the Roman Catholic Church in 1965. He died on 25 October 1971.

His son was a noted art historian.[4]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  3. ^ ancestral-indexes
  4. ^ Times on-line
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Bateman-Champain
Provost of Newcastle
1938 – 1947
Succeeded by
Noel Martin Kennaby