Richard Watson

Religious Leader

1923 – 1998

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Who was Richard Watson?

Richard Charles Challinor Watson was the seventh Bishop of Burnley from 1970 to 1988. Born on 16 February 1923, he was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford and studied for ordination at Westcott House, Cambridge before a curacy in Stratford, London . After that he was successively: a tutor at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford;Chaplain of Wadham College, Oxford ; Vicar of Hornchurch; and finally, before his ordinaton to the episcopate, Rural Dean of Havering. He retired to Thame in 1998 and died on 1 March 1998.

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Born
1923
Education
  • Rugby School
Died
1998

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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