Francis Heathcote

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Sir Francis Cooke Caulfeild Heathcote, 9th Baronet (1868–1961) was an Anglican cleric, and 4th Bishop of New Westminster.

He was born in Northamptonshire, England and educated at Lancing College, Sussex before emigrating to Canada in 1882. He studied at Trinity College, Toronto, and was ordained in 1891. He was appointed Archdeacon of Vancouver in 1913 and later succeeded the Most Reverend Dr Adam de Pencier as Bishop of New Westminster of the Anglican Church of Canada, located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, in 1940.

He died in 1961 at the age of 93.


Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Adam de Pencier
Bishop of New Westminster
1940– 1951
Succeeded by
Godfrey Gower
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Gilbert Redvers Heathcote
(of Hursley)
1937 – 1961
Succeeded by
Leonard Vyvyan Heathcote