Bernard Heywood
Bernard Heywood

Bernard Oliver Francis Heywood (1 March 1871 – March 1960) was a bishop in the Church of England.[1][2]

Family and education

Heywood was born into a distinguished ecclesiastical family, the sixth son of Henry Robinson Heywood, priest and honorary canon of Manchester Cathedral.[3] Bernard married Marion Maude and they had five sons and two daughters. He was educated at Sunningdale School, then Harrow School and Welldon. He went to Trinity College, Cambridge and graduated in 1892.[4]

Ministry

He was ordained priest in the Church of England in 1895. He was Vicar of St Paul's Church, Bury from 1897 to 1906; Vicar of St Peter's Church, Swinton from 1906 to 1916; and Vicar of Leeds Parish Church from 1916 to 1926. Bishop of Southwell from 1926 to 1928 (before resigning owing to a period of ill health), he was subsequently an Assistant Bishop of York from 1929 to 1931 (during which time he had oversight of the East Riding) and then suffragan Bishop of Hull (effectively the same role)[5] and Archdeacon of the East Riding from 1931[6] to 1934. From 1934, he was Bishop of Ely,[7] retiring (again in ill health) in 1940/41.[8] From October 1942 to 1951 he was Assistant Bishop of St Albans.[9]

Works

References

  1. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ The Times, 15 March 1960
  3. ^ "Genealogical details". Archived from the original on 9 February 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2008.
  4. ^ "Heywood, Bernard Oliver Francis (HWT889BO)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  5. ^ "New Bishop of Hull". Church Times. No. 3575. 31 July 1931. p. 135. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 13 March 2020 – via UK Press Online archives.
  6. ^ "Varieties of Episcopal experience". Church Times. No. 4152. 21 August 1942. p. 458. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 13 March 2020 – via UK Press Online archives.
  7. ^ Article in Time magazine
  8. ^ "The Bishop of Ely resigning". Church Times. No. 4064. 13 December 1940. p. 794. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 13 March 2020 – via UK Press Online archives.
  9. ^ "St. Albans — An Assistant-Bishop". Church Times. No. 4152. 21 August 1942. p. 460. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 13 March 2020 – via UK Press Online archives.
Church of England titles Preceded byEdwyn Hoskyns Bishop of Southwell 1926–1928 Succeeded byHenry Mosley Preceded byFrancis Gurdon Bishop of Hull 1931–1934 Succeeded byHenry Vodden Preceded byLeonard White-Thomson Bishop of Ely 1934–1940 Succeeded byEdward Wynn