Christopher Pepys

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George Christopher Pepys Cutts (29 June 1914 – 4 April 1974) was, from 1964 to 1974, the fifth Bishop of Buckingham in the Church of England.

Pepys was educated at Winchester College and Oriel College, Oxford[1] and studied for ordination at Ripon College Cuddesdon before a curacy at St John the Divine's Kennington.[2] After wartime service in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) he was successively Rector of Hartfield, Sussex,[3] Vicar of St Mark's Portsea and, before his ordination to the episcopate, Rural Dean of Liverpool.[4] He died in post in 1974. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth (d. 2009), who later married another Church of England Bishop, Michael Mann.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who 1970 London, A & C Black, 1971 ISBN 0-7136-1140-5
  2. ^ Parish website
  3. ^ Details of incumbents
  4. ^ "Rural Dean Of Liverpool To Be A Bishop" (Official Appointments and Notices), The Times, 25 March 1964. p16
  5. ^ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/religion-obituaries/8987312/The-Right-Reverend-Michael-Mann.html
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Gordon David Savage
Bishop of Buckingham
1964 – 1974
Succeeded by
Simon Hedley Burrows