Reginald Foskett

Religious Leader

1909 – 1973

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Who was Reginald Foskett?

Reginald Foskett was the fourth Anglican Bishop of Penrith in the modern era.

Born in 1909 he was educated at Derby School and Keble College, Oxford and ordained priest in 1933. After Curacies at Gedling and Mansfield he was Rector at Ordsall followed by service as Rural Dean of Ilkeston. From 1957 he was Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh before elevation to the Episcopate a decade later: a post he was to hold for only three years, retiring prematurely due to ill-health. A dedicated historian of the church and of African history., he died on 13 November 1973.

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Born
1909
Education
  • Derby School
Died
1973

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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