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Birmingham, diocese of

SANTER, Mark (born 1936), Bishop of Birmingham, 1987–2002; an Hon. Assistant Bishop: Diocese of Worcester, since 2002; Diocese of Birmingham, since 2003

DUNN, Thomas Shelton (1875 - 1949), Vicar of King’s Norton, Birmingham, 1924–48, Canon Emeritus of Birmingham Cathedral; Surrogate for Diocese of Birmingham

SINCLAIR, Maurice Walter (born 1937), an Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Birmingham, since 2002

DUMPER, Anthony Charles (1923 - 2012), Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Birmingham, since 1993

WHINNEY, Michael Humphrey Dickens (born 1930), an Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Birmingham, since 1996 (Assistant Bishop, 1988–95); Canon Residentiary, Birmingham Cathedral, 1992–95

HALL, (Albert) Peter (1930 - 2013), Bishop Suffragan, then Area Bishop, of Woolwich, 1984–96; Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Birmingham, since 1997

DUGDALE, John Stratford (1835 - 1920), KC 1882; Recorder of Birmingham since 1877, and Chancellor since 1905; Chancellor of Diocese of Worcester; Chancellor of Diocese of Coventry; Chairman of Warwickshire Quarter Sessions since 1883; Chairman of Warwickshire County Council from its commencement till 1919

MITCHELL-INNES, Edward Alfred (1863 - 1932), Solicitor-General for Co. Palatine of Durham since 1930; Recorder of Leeds since 1928; a Commissioner of Assize, Midland Circuit, Birmingham, since 1930; Chancellor of the Diocese of Ripon since 1929

CLEVELAND-STEVENS, William (1881 - 1957), QC 1930; Director Council of Legal Education, 1939; Chancellor Diocese of Birmingham since 1937, of Truro since 1940, of Gloucester since 1946 (to be addressed as the Worshipful Chancellor); Deputy Chairman Enemy Exports Committee, 1939, Contraband Committee, 1940

MURRAY, Robert Henry (died 1947), Hon. Canon of Worcester Cathedral, 1933–40; late Director of Clerical Studies in diocese of Worcester; late Diocesan Warden of the Central Society of Sacred Study; Examiner in History to the Civil Service Commission, London, and Senior Examiner in History to the Board of Intermediate Education, Belfast; Supervisor of Historical Studies in Oxford University; Governor of Birmingham University


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Largely conterminous with north Warwickshire and including the city of Birmingham, the see was created mainly out of the diocese of Worcester in 1905. The cathedral is the former parish church of St Philip, built by Thomas Archer (1711–19) with 19th‐cent. windows by Burne‐Jones and William Morris.

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