John Hackenley

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The Most Rev John Hackenley (4 August 1877 – 16 November 1943) [1] was an eminent Anglican priest, the seventh Bishop of Nova Scotia.[2]
Educated at the University of King's College [3] he was ordained in 1904.[4] His first post was a curacy at Digby Neck after which he held incumbencies at of Granville, Indian Harbour,[5] La Have and North Sydney.[6] He was then Bishop Coadjutor of Nova Scotia from 1925 until 1934, Bishop to 1939[7] and Archbishop until his death.[8] He married late in life [9] and there is a memorial to him in the church at French Village. [10]

Religious titles
Preceded by
Clarendon Lamb Worrell
Bishop of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
George Frederick Kingston
Preceded by
John Andrew Richardson
Metropolitan of Canada
Succeeded by
Philip Carrington


  1. ^ nspei lists it as the 16th
  2. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Dec 01, 1943; pg. 7; Issue 49717; col D Obituary The Rt Rev J. Hackenley
  3. ^ Later Chancellor
  4. ^ "The Clergy List” London, Kelly’s, 1913
  5. ^ Rootsweb
  6. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  7. ^ “Yearbook of American Churches:A Record of Religious Activities, 1937-38” Webber, F.C. (Ed), New York American Churches Press, 1939
  8. ^ ILN
  9. ^ Dauphinee family web-site
  10. ^ St Paul’s web-site
  11. ^ Canadian Anglican