Francis West

Religious Leader

1908 – 1999

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Who was Francis West?

Francis Horner West was the Bishop of Taunton from 1962 until 1977.

Born on 9 January 1909 and educated at Berkhamsted School and Magdalene College, Cambridge he was ordained in 1934. He was a Curate at St Agnes Leeds and then Chaplain of Ridley Hall, Cambridge. After wartime service as a Chaplain to the Forces he was Vicar of Upton then Archdeacon of Newark before his elevation to the Episcopate. An eminent author, he died on 2 January 1999.

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1908
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1999

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on July 23, 2013

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