Peter Chiswell

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Peter Chiswell (18 February 1934 – 6 December 2013) was a bishop of the Anglican Church of Australia. He was the Bishop of Armidale, in northern New South Wales, from 1976 to 1999.[1][2]

Chiswell was educated at the University of New South Wales and ordained in 1959.[3] He began his ordained ministry as a curate at Quirindi, New South Wales. He then held incumbencies in Bingara and Gunnedah.[4] From 1971 to 1976 he was Archdeacon of Tamworth when he was ordained to the episcopate. He is a dedicated bushwalker and environmentalist.[5] On 15 March 2012 the newly constructed hall at Calrossy Anglican School Boys Campus was named the Bishop Peter Chiswell Hall in recognition of his part in the school's history.

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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Ronald Clive Kerle
Bishop of Armidale
1976– 1999
Succeeded by
Peter Robert Brain