Martin Leonard

Religious Leader

1889 – 1963

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Who was Martin Leonard?

Martin Patrick Grainge Leonard DSO was an Anglican suffragan bishop from 1953 until his death.

He was born at Torpenhow, near Cockermouth, Cumberland on 5 July 1889 and educated at Rossall, Fleetwood, Lancashire and Oriel College, Oxford before embarking on an ecclesiastical career with service as a World War I chaplain. He then occupied a similar post at Cheltenham College after which he spent 14 years with the Toc H organisation. Subsequently Rector of Hatfield, Rural Dean of Hertford and Provost of St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow and finally Bishop of Thetford, he was a lifelong supporter of the Boy Scout movement.

He died on 21 July 1963. Category: Deaths

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Born
1889
Also known as
  • Martin Patrick Grainge Leonard
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Died
1963

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on July 23, 2013

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