Sydney Cyril Bulley (12 June 1907 – 20 November 1989) was an English bishop.[1]

He was born on 12 June 1907 and educated at the University of Durham.[2] He was a member of St Chad's College.[3] He began his ministry as a curate at Newark[4] and was then successively vicar of Worksop (1942), Rural Dean of Mansfield (1946), Director of Religious Education in the Diocese of Carlisle and Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness (c.1950) before his ordination to the episcopate, initially as the Suffragan Bishop of Penrith (1959–1966) and then as Bishop of Carlisle (1966–1972).[5] In 1972 he was an awarded an honorary doctorate by Durham.[6]

A noted author, his works included the autobiographical “The Glass of Time”, published in 1981, “Faith, Fire and Fun”, 1985 and “Glimpses of the Divine”, 1987[7] He was also a Cumbrian enthusiast.[dead link][8] He retired in 1972 and died on 20 November 1989.

References

  1. ^ NPG details
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "Durham University Calendar 1936-7". reed.dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  4. ^ Details of Bulley’s time here[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Church news Bishop of Carlisle to retire, The Times, 20 March 1972, p. 14.
  6. ^ "Durham University Gazette, XIX (ns), no. 2". reed.dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  7. ^ British Library catalogue accessed 11 August 2008.
  8. ^ Details of campaign he spearheaded
Church of England titles Preceded byHerbert Victor Turner Bishop of Penrith 1959 – 1966 Succeeded byReginald Foskett Preceded byThomas Bloomer Bishop of Carlisle 1966 – 1972 Succeeded byHenry David Halsey