David Bentley (Bishop of Barbados)
David Williams Bentley (1882–1970) was the 7th Bishop of Barbados. Educated at the University of Cambridge, the University of London and St Cuthbert's Society in the University of Durham, he was ordained Deacon in 1906 and Priest a year later.
At St Cuthbert's Society, where he served as President in 1910, he established a reputation as a scholar, a dedicated oarsman and a committed and proselytising socialist, having acquired his socialism in the slums of Barrow-in-Furness while serving as curate.
“A forceful and lovely preacher, Dr Bentley always received a warm welcome at all the Parishes which he visited...”.
- Barbadian dignitaries
- “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Parish History
- Tudor, Henry. St Cuthbert’s Society 1888-1988. The history of a “modest but exciting institution in the University of Durham”, 1988. p.48
- Now part of UWI
- The Times, Friday, Apr 22, 1927; pg. 15; Issue 44562; col D Ecclesiastical News. New Bishop Of Barbados
- Website of the Anglican Diocese of Barbados. http://www.anglican.bb/barbadosbishops/bentley
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