Herbert Jones (bishop of Lewes)

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Herbert Edward Jones (1861–1920) was an English clergyman, the second Suffragan Bishop of Lewes and Archdeacon of Chichester.[1]

The second son of Sir Willoughby Jones, 3rd Baronet, he was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge,[2] ordained in 1884 and began his career with a curacy at St Andrews, Westminster. He was then successively the incumbent at Knebworth, Petworth and Hitchin before ascending being appointed Archdeacon of Chichester and ordinated as Suffragan Bishop of Lewes in 1914,[3] posts he held until his death.[4]


  1. ^ Who was Who 1897-1990, London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Jones, Herbert, Edward (JNS879HE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ 'New Bishop Of Lewes. Dr. Burrows's Successor', The Times, Monday, Mar 02, 1914; pg. 10; Issue 40460; col G
  4. ^ Death Of The Bishop Of Lewes. Cleric And Man Of Affairs The TimesFriday, Feb 20, 1920; pg. 17; Issue 42339; col F
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Leonard Hedley Burrows
Bishop of Lewes
1914 – 1920
Succeeded by
Henry Kemble Southwell