James Seaton (bishop)
He was born on 19 March 1868, educated at Leeds Grammar School and Christ Church, Oxford and ordained in 1894. After a period as a Curate in Oswestry he was Vice-Principal of Leeds Clergy School, then Vicar of St. Bartholomew's Church, Armley. From 1909 until 1914 he was Archdeacon of Johannesburg when he became Principal of Cuddesdon Theological College, a position he held until his appointment to the episcopate as Bishop of Wakefield in 1928. An eminent author, he died in post on 25 May 1938. He had become a Doctor of Divinity (DD).
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- Ecclesiastical News. Bishop Of Wakefield Consecrated. Service In York Minster The Times Friday, November 02, 1928; pg. 20; Issue 45040; col D
- “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
- Bishops of Wakefield
- Amongst others he wrote “The Comfort of the Holy Ghost” (1909); “The Mind of our Lord” (1916); and “Faith and Prayer” (1928) > British Library Web Site accessed 9:34 GMT
- Obituary Dr. J. B. Seaton Bishop Of Wakefield The Times Friday, May 27, 1938; pg. 18; Issue 48005; col B
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