Guy Smith

Religious Leader

1880 – 1957

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Who was Guy Smith?

Guy Vernon Smith MC was an Anglican bishop in the mid 20th century.

Smith was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. Ordained in 1907, he began his ministry with a curacy at Romford and was then chaplain to Arthur Winnington-Ingram, the Bishop of London, before World War I service as a chaplain to the British Armed Forces. From 1919 until 1925, he was the rector of Hackney and then the Archdeacon of Colombo before his ordination to the episcopate as Bishop of Willesden. He was translated to be the Bishop of Leicester in 1940. He retired in 1953. He has a commemorative plaque in Leicester Cathedral.

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Born
Oct 15, 1880
Also known as
  • Guy Vernon Smith
Profession
Education
  • Winchester College
Died
1957

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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