Keith Prosser

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Charles Keith Kipling Prosser[1] 1897–1954) was the fifth Bishop of Burnley from 1950 until 1954.

Educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham he served during World War I with the Royal Garrison Artillery[2] after which he studied at Queens' College, Cambridge before ordaination in 1923. Successively curate of Bishop Latimer’s Church, Birmingham,[3] Rector of Alert Bay, British Columbia and Rural Dean of Leigh he was ordained to the episcopate in 1950.[4] He died in post four years later.[5]


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edgar Priestley Swain
Bishop of Burnley
1950 – 1954
Succeeded by
George Edward Holderness