William Legge (bishop)

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William Gordon Legge (January 20 1913 – January 13, 1999) was an Anglican priest and bishop in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He was the first Bishop of the Diocese of Western Newfoundland, serving from 1976 to 1978.[1]

He was ordained as a priest in 1938. After a curacy at Channel he held incumbencies at Botwood and Bell Island. [2]He was Archdeacon of Avalon from 1955 to 1968 when he became a Suffragan Bishop. [3]


Church of England titles
New diocese Bishop of Western Newfoundland
1976 – 1978
Succeeded by
Sidney Stewart Payne