John Aglionby

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1884 – 1963

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Who was John Aglionby?

The Rt Rev John Orfeur Aglionby, DD, MC was an Anglican bishop in Africa in the second quarter of the 20th century.

Educated at Westminster and The Queen's College, Oxford, Aglionby was ordained in 1911 and began his career with a Curacy at Holy Trinity, South Shields. A Chaplain to the Forces during World War I, when peace returned he was Vicar of Monkwearmouth until 1924 when he became the 3rd Bishop of Accra. He retired to Orpington in 1951.

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Born
Mar 16, 1884
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Education
  • Westminster School
Died
May 15, 1963

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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