Keith Arnold (bishop)

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Keith Arnold

Bishop of Warwick
DioceseDiocese of Coventry
In office1980–1990
SuccessorClive Handford
Other postsHonorary assistant bishop in Oxford (1996–present)
Honorary assistant bishop in Newcastle (1991–1996)
Ordination1952 (deacon); c. 1953 (priest)
Personal details
Born (1926-10-01) 1 October 1926 (age 93)
ParentsDr Frederick & Alice Holt
SpouseDeborah Glenwright (m. 1955)
Children1 son; 1 daughter
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge

Keith Appleby Arnold (born 1 October 1926) was the inaugural Bishop of Warwick.

He was educated at Winchester College[1] and Trinity College, Cambridge. After World War II service in the Coldstream Guards he was ordained in 1952 and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Haltwhistle. From here he was successively Rector of St John's, Edinburgh,[2] Kirkby Lonsdale and Vicar or Hemel Hempstead before he ascended to the Episcopate.


  1. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. ^ “Scottish episcopal clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie,DM: Edinburgh T & T Clark, 2000 ISBN 0-567-08746-8
Church of England titles
New title Bishop of Warwick
Succeeded by
Clive Handford