Robert Billing

Religious Leader

1834 – 1898

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Who was Robert Billing?

Robert Claudius Billing was an Anglican Suffragan Bishop from 1888 to 1898. Born into a clerical family, he was educated at Worcester College, Oxford and ordained in 1857 and began his career with a curacy at St Peter’s, Colchester followed by a period as Secretary of the Church Missionary Society. In 1863 he became Vicar of Louth. After this he was Rural Dean of Spitalfields and then Suffragan Bishop. He died in post on 21 February 1898, having ceased active work in 1895. A memorial to him can be seen at St Paul’s Cathedral.

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Born
1834
Education
  • Worcester College, Oxford
Died
1898

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on July 23, 2013

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