Thomas Bloomer

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Thomas Bloomer[1] was born on 14 July 1894 and educated at the Royal School Dungannon[2] and Trinity College, Dublin. He began his ministry as a curate at Carrickfergus.[3] Later he was Vicar of St Mark’s, Bath and then Rural Dean of Barking before his ordination to the episcopate[4] as Bishop of Carlisle.[5] He retired as Bishop in 1966,[6] and died on 5 January 1984.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NPG details
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ The Times, Saturday, Oct 19, 1946; pg. 7; Issue 50586; col E Ecclesiastical News Enthronement of The Bishop Of Carlisle
  5. ^ Images of Cumbria
  6. ^ Bishop Of Carlisle To Retire The Times Wednesday, May 04, 1966; pg. 14; Issue 56622; col C
  7. ^ The Times, Friday, Jan 06, 1984; pg. 12; Issue 61731; col G Obituary Rt Rev Thomas Bloomer
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Herbert Williams
Bishop of Carlisle
1946 – 1966
Succeeded by
Sydney Cyril Bulley