John Hackenley

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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 of Nova Scotia 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]


  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
Religious titles
Preceded by
Clarendon Worrell
Bishop of Nova Scotia
(Archbishop of Nova Scotia from 1939)

Succeeded by
Frederick Kingston
Preceded by
John Richardson
Metropolitan of Canada
Succeeded by
Philip Carrington
  1. ^ Canadian Anglican