Tony Foottit

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Tony Foottit
Bishop of Lynn
Diocese Diocese of Norwich
In office 1999–2003
Predecessor David Conner
Successor James Langstaff
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Norwich (?–present)
Archdeacon of Lynn (1987–1998)
Ordination c. 1961 (deacon); c. 1962 (priest)
Consecration 1999
Personal details
Born (1935-06-28) 28 June 1935 (age 81)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Percival and Mildred
Spouse Rosamond Buxton
Children One son, two daughters
Profession Writer
Alma mater King's College, Cambridge

Anthony Charles "Tony" Foottit (born 28 June 1935) was the Bishop of Lynn from 1999 to 2003.[1]

Footrit was educated at Lancing College and King's College, Cambridge.[2] Ordained in 1961,[3] he was a curate at Wymondham, after which he was vicar of Blakeney, Rural Dean of Cary and finally, before his ordination to the episcopate, the Archdeacon of Lynn (1987–1999). A keen botanist,[4] he is married with three children.


  1. ^ Number 10 – Announcement of resignation
  2. ^ "Foottit, Rt Rev. Anthony Charles", Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 9 July 2012
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009. Lambeth, Church House Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  4. ^ Debrett's People of Today. London, 2002 Debrett's, ISBN 978-1-870520-16-4
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Conner
Bishop of Lynn
Succeeded by
James Langstaff