John Woodhouse

Religious Leader

1884 – 1955

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Who was John Woodhouse?

The Rt Rev John Walker Woodhouse was an Anglican Suffragan Bishop from 1945 until 1953.

He was born on 28 January 1884 and educated at Charterhouse and University College, Oxford before embarking on an ecclesiastical career with a curacy at St James, Milton, Portsmouth. After service as a World War I chaplain he was then Vicar of St John’s, Waterloo Road, Lambeth and after that St George’s, Newcastle upon Tyne. From 1942 to 1945 he was Rural Dean of Huddersfield and finally Bishop of Thetford.

He died after a short retirement on 13 March 1955.

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Born
Jan 28, 1884
Also known as
  • John Walker Woodhouse
Profession
Education
  • Charterhouse School
Died
1955

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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