Edmund Capper

Edmund Michael Hubert Capper OBE[1] (12 March 1908 – 6 March 1998) was an Anglican bishop[2]Born on 12 March 1908 and educated at St Joseph's Academy, Blackheath and Durham University,[3] he was ordained in 1933.[4] Following a curacy at St Mary Strood he emigrated to Africa where he was a Mission Priest at Luatala with Canon Donald Parsons before promotion to be the Archdeacon of Dar es Salaam then Provost of its cathedral. In 1968, he became Bishop of St Helena,[5] a post he held 1973.[6] He was an assistant bishop of the Diocese in Europe in 1988.[7] He died on 6 March 1998, an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Southwark.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ House of Names
  2. ^ University of the Witwatersrand
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7 [1]
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. ^ New Bishop Of St. Helena The Times Thursday, Feb 09, 1967; pg. 13; Issue 56861; col G
  6. ^ The Times, Friday, Nov 30, 1973; pg. 11; Issue 58952; col A Church News
  7. ^ "Declaration of Unity, Witness and Mission". Church Times (#AAMBIT 3). 1 July 1988. p. 1. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 22 July 2019 – via UK Press Online archives.
  8. ^ The Bridge – April 1998
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Harold Beardmore
Bishop of St Helena
1968–1973
Succeeded by
Ken Giggall