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Frederick Charles Darwent (born 19 April 1926) was bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney, from 1976 to 1991.[1][2]

The Right Reverend

Frederick Darwent
Bishop Emeritus of Aberdeen and Orkney
ChurchScottish Episcopal Church
DioceseAberdeen and Orkney
In office1976-1991
PredecessorIan Begg
SuccessorBruce Cameron
by Francis Moncreiff
Personal details
Born (1926-04-19) April 19, 1926 (age 93)
Liverpool, England


Born in Liverpool Darwent was educated at Ormskirk Grammar School. After military service in the Far East with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers he was ordained Deacon in 1961; and Priest in 1963.[3] He was a Curate in Wigan then held incumbencies in Strichen, New Pitsligo and Fraserburgh. He was made a Canon of St Andrew's Cathedral, Aberdeen in 1971; and was Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney from 1973 to 1978. He was also a JP in Aberdeen from 1989 to 1996.[4]


  1. ^ "Birthdays". London: The Independent. 20 April 1996. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  2. ^ David M. Bertie (2000). Scottish episcopal clergy, 1689-2000. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 518. ISBN 978-0-567-08746-1. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 p238 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ ‘DARWENT, Rt Rev. Frederick Charles’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 21 Oct 2013
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Ian Forbes Begg
Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Alexander Campbell Adamson
Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Andrew Bruce Cameron