Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameRt Rev Edward Michael GRESFORD JONES DD, KCVO , 43
Birth1901, 21 Oct
Death7th March 1982
EducationRugby And Trinity College Cambridge (MA 1927). DD Lambeth 1950.
FatherRt Rev. Herbert Gresford JONES DD , 42 (1870-1958)
MotherElizabeth Howard Fox HODGKIN , 44 (1873-1972)
Birth15th Sept 1911, Toxteth Park
Death8th May 1989
FatherRobert Carr BOSANQUET , 76 (1871-1935)
Marriage19th April 1933, Warrington
ChildrenAlison , 142 (1935-)
 Rachel Margaret , 143 (1937-)
 Helen Elizabeth , 144 (1943-)
Notes for Rt Rev Edward Michael GRESFORD JONES DD, KCVO
Curate St Chrysostom’s, Manchester 1926-28. Chaplain of Trinity College Cambridge 1928-33. Vicar Holy Trinity Blackpool 1933-39. Rural Dean Fylde 1938-39. Vicar Hunslet Leeds 1939-42. Rector St Botolph’s Bishopsgate 1942-50. Suffragan Bishop Willesden 1942-50. Lord Bishop of St Albans from 1950-1969. Lord High Almoner from 1953 to 1970. Obituary in the Daily Telegraph 9th March 1982. Appointed KCVO in 1968. Remembered by a memorial (“The Michael Stair”) in St Albans Cathedral. A number of photographs of him are held at the National Portrait Gallery.

From Wikipedia

The son of a Bishop, Edward Michael Gresford Jones KCVO, DD (21 October 1901 – 7 March 1982) was enthroned as the 6th Bishop of St Albans on 28 September 1950, where he remained in office until 1970. From 1953 until 1970, he served as Lord High Almoner.

He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge[3] and ordained in 1927, his first post being as a Curate at St Chrysostom’s, Victoria Park, Manchester. He was Chaplain at his old college and after this held incumbencies at Fylde and Hunslet.From 1942 to 1950 he was Rector of St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate and Bishop of Willesden before translating to St Albans. In retirement he continued to serve the church as an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Monmouth.

Campaigned against Porton Down and chemical and biological weapons.
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