John Tiarks

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John Tiarks with his wife and parents, 1927

John Gerhard Tiarks (5 April 1903 – 2 January 1974[1]) was an Anglican bishop whose ecclesiastical career spanned forty five years [2] in the mid twentieth century.

Educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge and ordained in 1927,[3] he began his career with a Curacy at Christ Church Southport after which he was Vicar of Norris Green. He then held further incumbencies in Widnes and St Helens before becoming Provost of Bradford Cathedral. In 1962[4] he became Bishop of Chelmsford,[5] a post he held for nine years.[6] Find more detailed information on tiarks.co.uk [1]

Notes

  1. ^ Obituary Bishop Tiarks, The Times, 5 January 1974; pg. 12; Issue 58980; col G
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ The Times, Thursday, 1 March 1962; pg. 14; Issue 55328; col B New Bishop of Chelmsford
  6. ^ SEAX
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edward Mowll
Provost of Bradford
1944–1962
Succeeded by
Alan Cooper
Preceded by
Falkner Allison
Bishop of Chelmsford
1962–1971
Succeeded by
John Trillo
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