Ray Beverley

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Alton Ray Beverley (1884–1956) was the 6th Bishop of Toronto.[1]

Educated at the University of Toronto,[2] he was ordained in 1908. He began his career as a curate at St Paul’s, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was Rector of Trinity Church, Quebec[3] from 1910 to 1919 and Vicar of Trinity Church, Barrie until 1934 when he became Suffragan Bishop of Toronto, a post he held until 1947. In that year he became its diocesan bishop, retiring in 1955. He died a few months later.[4]


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947–48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ ”The Clergy List” London, Kelly’s, 1913
  4. ^ The Times, 2 February 1956; pg. 12; Issue 53444; col C Bishop A. R. Beverley
Religious titles
Preceded by
Derwyn Trevor Owen
Bishop of Toronto
Succeeded by
Frederick Hugh Wilkinson