William Gordon (bishop of Leeds)
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|Bishop of Leeds|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|In office||16 June 1890 – 7 June 1911|
24 September 1831|
Thirsk, North Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
|Died||7 June 1911
Leeds, West Riding of Yoskhire, United Kingdom
Life and ministry
He then served as assistant priest in the Diocese of Leeds. On 28 December 1889, Gordon was appointed as coadjutor Bishop of Leeds and titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in Asia. He received his episcopal consecration on 24 February 1890, from Bernard O'Reilly, Bishop of Liverpool, with Richard Lacy, Bishop of Middlesbrough, and Thomas William Wilkinson, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, serving as co-consecrators.
He served as a bishop for more than 20 years and died on 7 June 1911. Gordon is buried at the Catholic Cemetery in Leeds.
- Dioceseofleeds retrieved 24 September 2010
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