John Reid (bishop)

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John Robert Reid (15 July 1928 – 2 January 2016) was an assistant bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. He was the Bishop of South Sydney (the Southern Region) from 1972 to 1993.[1]

Reid was educated at the University of Melbourne and Moore Theological College.[2] After a curacy in Manly he was the incumbent at Gladesville from 1956 to 1969 when he became Archdeacon of Cumberland,[3] his last position before being ordained to the episcopate.[4]


  1. ^ "Christ Church St Laurence - The Anglican Parish of Christ Church St Laurence". 
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008, ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ Dr Mark Tronson - Press Service International Columnist. "Sydney Anglican Bishop John Reid champion of Australia's sport and executive ministry". Christian Today.