Lumsden Barkway

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James Lumsden Barkway (9 July 1878 – 12 December 1968) was a bishop[1] in the 20th century.

He was born on 9 July 1878 and educated at Liverpool University and Westminster College, Cambridge.[2] After ten years as a Presbyterian minister his first Anglican ministry position was as a minor canon at St Albans Cathedral from where he moved to be vicar of Christ Church, Luton. Following time as rector of Little Gaddesden he was appointed the Bishop of Bedford in 1935.

Three years later he was translated to be the Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane[3] where he stayed for eleven years. He died 12 December 1968, aged 90.


  1. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ The Times, Saturday, Nov 19, 1938; pg. 17; Issue 48156; col C Ecclesiastical News New Bishop Chosen For St. Andrews
Anglican Communion titles
Title last held by
Robert Billing
Bishop of Bedford
Succeeded by
Alymer Skelton
Preceded by
Edward Reid
Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
Succeeded by
Brian Burrowes