William Mills (bishop)

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The Rt Rev William Lennox Mills was Bishop of Ontario from 1901 until 1917.[1] Born in Woodstock, Ontario and educated at Huron College,[2] he was ordained in 1873. His first post was at Trinity Church, Norwich, Ontario after which he was Rector of St Thomas Seaforth, Ontario.[3] From there he became Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History at the Montreal Diocesan Theological College,[4] a Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal and finally (before his elevation to the Episcopate) Archdeacon of St Andrew's, also in the Diocese of Montreal.


  1. ^ The Times, Tuesday, May 08, 1917; pg. 9; Issue 41472; col F Obituary. The Bishop Of Ontario
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  3. ^ Brief History of Church
  4. ^ Cook, Ramsay (1998). Dictionary of Canadian Biography; Volume XIV, 1911 to 1920. University of Toronto Press, Les Presses de l'université Laval. ISBN 0-8020-3998-7

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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
John Travers Lewis
Bishop of Ontario
Succeeded by
Edward John Bidwell