Henry Cooper (bishop)

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Henry Edward Cooper (15 October 1845 – 1 July 1916) was an Anglican bishop in Australia.

He was born on 15 October 1845,[1] educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1872.[2] He was Vicar of Hamilton, Victoria then Archdeacon of Ballarat. In 1895 he was created Bishop Coadjutor of Ballarat.[3] In 1901 he became fourth Bishop of Grafton and Armidale, then, in 1914, first Bishop of Armidale following the division of the diocese. Cooper died on 1 July 1916.[4]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  3. ^ ”The Story of The Anglican Church in Australia” Symonds, E London, SPCK, 1898
  4. ^ The Times, Thursday, Jul 06, 1916; pg. 5; Issue 41212; col F Imperial And Foreign News Items.
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Arthur Vincent Green
Bishop of Grafton and Armidale
Succeeded by
Diocese split
Preceded by
himself as

Bishop of Grafton and Armidale

Bishop of Armidale
Succeeded by
W.F. Wentworth-Sheilds