Bertram Simpson

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1883 – 1971

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Who was Bertram Simpson?

Dr. Bertram Fitzgerald Simpson was a prominent Anglican cleric who served over half a century in the Diocese of London as Suffragan Bishop of Kensington and later as Diocesan Bishop of Southwark.

Born on 25 September 1883, Simpson was educated at the University of Durham. Ordained in 1908 his first post was at St Anne's, Soho, London. After service during World War I as a Chaplain to the forces, he was vicar at St Peter’s, West Harrow, and then Rural Dean of Hackney before elevation to the episcopate: firstly as Bishop of Kensington; and then, after a decade, Southwark, where he served for a further 17 years. After 12 years of retirement he died on 16 July 1971.

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Born
Sep 25, 1883
Profession
Education
  • Durham University
Died
1971

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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