John Weller (bishop)
The Right Rev. John Reginald Weller, MA (6 October 1880 – 26 October 1969) was an Anglican priest: the Bishop of the Falkland Islands from 1934 to 1937; and of Argentina and Eastern South America from then until 1946.
He was educated at Bedford School and Selwyn College, Cambridge; and, after an earlier career as a tea planter, he was ordained in 1914. He served in Delhi, Waziristan, Mesopotamia and Quetta (after 1917 as a military Chaplain). He was the Superintendent of the Missions to Seamen in Melbourne and then Merseyside before his elevation to the Episcopate.
- Obituary. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Oct 30, 1969; pg. 12; Issue 57704
- Falklands.info Archived 2008-01-12 on Wayback Machine.
- National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
- ‘WELLER, Rt Rev. John Reginald’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 31 Aug 2012
- London Gazette
- Crockford's Clerical Directory London, OUP, 1948
- New Bishop Of Falkland Islands.Mersey Seamen’s Chaplain The Times (London, England), Wednesday, May 16, 1934; pg. 16; Issue 46755.
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