Norman Straton

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Norman Straton
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Norman Dumenil John Straton (4 November 1840 – 5 April 1918) was an Anglican bishop.[1][2]

Stratton was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1863,[3] and ordained in 1865.[4] His first post was as a curate at Market Drayton from where he became vicar of Kirkby Wharfe then from 1875 vicar and rural dean of Wakefield.[5] From 1888 to 1892 he was Archdeacon of Huddersfield. In 1892 he became the Bishop of Sodor and Man[6] and 15 years later was translated to Newcastle where he was nominated on 8 July, installed on 2 September 1907, and served until his retirement on 30 September 1915. He died on 5 April 1918.[7]


  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "Straton, Norman Dumenil John (STRN859ND)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. ^ Wakefield family History Sharing,
  6. ^ The Times Wednesday, May 11, 1892; pg. 9; Issue 33635; col E Enthronement of the Bishop of Sodor and Man
  7. ^ Obituary Death Of Bishop Straton A Strong Champion Of Protestantism The Times Saturday, Apr 06, 1918; pg. 9; Issue 41757; col F

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Wareing Bardsley
Bishop of Sodor and Man
Succeeded by
Thomas Drury
Preceded by
Arthur Lloyd
Bishop of Newcastle
Succeeded by
Herbert Wild