Hubert Higgs

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Hubert Laurence Higgs was the seventh Anglican Bishop of Hull in the modern era (from 1965 until 1977).

Life[edit]

Born on 23 November 1911,[1] and educated at University College School and Christ's College, Cambridge. His first post after ordination was as a curate at Holy Trinity, Richmond.[2] He was then Vicar of Holy Trinity, Aldershot,[3] Rural Dean of Woking and finally Archdeacon of Bradford before elevation to the Episcopate as a Suffragan to the Archbishop of York.[4] He died on 4 January 1992.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Church web site
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ New Bishop Of Hull The Times Tuesday, 23 March 1965; p. 14; Issue 56277; col E
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Frederick Townley
Bishop of Hull
1965–1977
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Paul