Victor Whitsey

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Hubert Victor Whitsey (21 November 1916 – 25 December 1987) was an Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Hertford from 1971 to 1974[1] and the Bishop of Chester from 1974 to 1981.[2]

Whitsey was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. After a curacy in Chorley he became the vicar of Farington and the Rural Dean of Bolton before his ordination to the episcopate.[3]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007, London, A & C Black, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ The Times, 31 October 1973; pg. 1; Issue 58927; col E, "New Bishop of Chester"
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. ISBN 0-19-200008-X
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Trillo
Bishop of Hertford
Succeeded by
Peter Mumford
Preceded by
Gerald Ellison
Bishop of Chester
Succeeded by
Michael Baughen