Rollo Graham Campbell

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The Rt Revd Archibald Rollo Graham Campbell CBE (18 February 1903 - 11 April 1978) was an Anglican Bishop in the mid 20th century.[1]

Graham-Campbell was educated at Eton [2] and King’s College, Cambridge and ordained after a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon in 1927.[3] His career began with a curacy of St John, Middlesbrough.[4] Next he was an Assistant Master at his old school and then Vicar of St Paul, King Cross.[5] From 1942 until 1948 he was Fellow, Dean and Chaplain of his old college. In 1948 he became Bishop of Colombo,[6] a post he held for 16 years.[7] He was then Rector of Kislingbury until his retirement in 1968. He died as the result of injuries sustained in a snowstorm car crash.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chiesa Anglicana in Ceylon
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  4. ^ Photos of church
  5. ^ Church web site
  6. ^ The Times, Tuesday, Jul 06, 1948; pg. 4; Issue 51116; col E New Bishop of Colombo
  7. ^ The Times, Thursday, Oct 29, 1964; pg. 10; Issue 56155; col E News
  8. ^ Burton Latimer Heritage Society
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Cecil Douglas Horsley
Bishop of Colombo
1948 – 1964
Succeeded by
Charles Harold Wilfred de Soysa