Philip Loyd

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The Rt Rev Philip Henry Loyd (8 July 1884 - 11 January 1952) was an eminent Anglican Bishop and author,[1] in the second quarter of the 20th century. He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge [2] and ordained in 1911.[3] His first post was as a Curate at St Mary of Eton, Hackney Wick[4] after which he was Vice-Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon. From 1915 to 1944 he served the church in India rising in time to be Bishop of Nasik.[5] In that year he was translated to St Albans where he served the Episcopate for a further six years.[6]


  1. ^ Amongst others he wrote "The Way according to S. Mark", 1935; "By Faith with Thanksgiving", 1936; "The Life according to St John", 1936; "The Treasures of the Heart of Jesus", 1938; "Doers of the Word", 1939;and "Teach Me Thy Statutes", 1941 > British Library web site accessed 18:48GMT Monday 27 July 2009
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ "The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s, 1913
  4. ^ Church web site
  5. ^ National Archives
  6. ^ Bishop Of St. Albans Resigns The Times Friday, 3 Feb 1950; pg. 4; Issue 51606; col E
Religious titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Nasik
Succeeded by
Henry Cecil Read
Preceded by
Michael Bolton Furse
Bishop of St Albans
Succeeded by
Edward Michael Gresford Jones