James Adams (bishop of Barking)
Albert James Adams (9 November 1915 – 11 May 1999) was an Anglican bishop. He was the fifth Bishop of Barking — a suffragan bishop in the Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford — from 1975 to 1983.
Adams was educated at Brentwood School and King's College London. His first ordained ministry position was as a curate in Walkley. He was then successively succentor, then precentor, of Sheffield Cathedral; Rector of Bermondsey; Rural Dean of Redbridge; and Archdeacon of West Ham (1970–1975) before being ordained to the episcopate on 24 June 1975 by Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury, at St Paul's Cathedral. He retired on 30 April 1983.
- Church news: Two new bishops suffragan named, The Times, 5 March 1975; p16; Issue 59336; col C
- The Times, 9 February 1983; p12; Issue 61452; col C, Bishop Adams resigns
- Independent Obituary
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
- “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- "New suffragans consecrated (Archived; subscription only)". Church Times (#5863). 27 June 1975. p. 3. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 9 March 2016. (subscription required (. ))
- "New Bishop of Barking (Archived; subscription only)". Church Times (#6261). 11 February 1983. p. 24. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 9 March 2016. (subscription required (. ))
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