Edward Woods (bishop)

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Edward Sydney Woods (1 November 1877 – 11 January 1953) was an Anglican bishop, the second Suffragan Bishop of Croydon from 1930 until 1937 and, from then until his death, the 94th Bishop of Lichfield.wikipedia
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Theodore Woods

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His brother Theodore Woods was also a cleric, and became Bishop of Winchester.
His brother Edward was the Bishop of Lichfield from 1937 to 1953.

Frank Woods (bishop)

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Edward Woods had a son, Frank Woods, who also became an English bishop, and later served as Archbishop of Melbourne.
Woods, the son of one bishop (Edward Woods, Bishop of Lichfield) and nephew of another (Theodore Woods, Bishop of Winchester), was educated at Marlborough before going up to Trinity College, Cambridge.

Bishop of Croydon

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Edward Sydney Woods (1 November 1877 – 11 January 1953) was an Anglican bishop, the second Suffragan Bishop of Croydon from 1930 until 1937 and, from then until his death, the 94th Bishop of Lichfield.

Bishop of Lichfield

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Edward Sydney Woods (1 November 1877 – 11 January 1953) was an Anglican bishop, the second Suffragan Bishop of Croydon from 1930 until 1937 and, from then until his death, the 94th Bishop of Lichfield.

Edward Woods (engineer)

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Son of Frank Woods (a priest), his grandfather was civil engineer Edward Woods.
Their second son's descendants include (Edward's grandsons) Theodore, Bishop of Winchester, and Edward, Bishop of Lichfield and (great grandsons) Frank, Anglican Primate of Australia and Robin Woods, Dean of Windsor.

Royal Almonry

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Woods was Lord High Almoner from 1946 to 1953.

Elizabeth Fry

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Bishop Woods' mother Alice Fry was granddaughter of the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, and his wife Clemence Barclay was great great-granddaughter of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton.

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Bishop Woods' mother Alice Fry was granddaughter of the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, and his wife Clemence Barclay was great great-granddaughter of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton.

Bishop of Winchester

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His brother Theodore Woods was also a cleric, and became Bishop of Winchester.

Anglican Diocese of Melbourne

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Edward Woods had a son, Frank Woods, who also became an English bishop, and later served as Archbishop of Melbourne.

Marlborough College

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Woods was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Trinity College, Cambridge

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Woods was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Priest

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He was ordained priest in 1902 and married Clemence Barclay the following year.

Chaplain

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Lecturer

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Vice-principal

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Ridley Hall, Cambridge

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

World War I

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

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He was Chaplain, Lecturer then Vice Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge followed by wartime service at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Vicar

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When peace returned he became Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge.

Rural dean

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From there he moved to Croydon where he was successively vicar, rural dean, archdeacon and suffragan bishop.

Archdeacon

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From there he moved to Croydon where he was successively vicar, rural dean, archdeacon and suffragan bishop.

Suffragan bishop

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From there he moved to Croydon where he was successively vicar, rural dean, archdeacon and suffragan bishop.

Diocese of Lichfield

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In 1937 he became the diocesan Bishop of Lichfield.

The Blitz

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He had the distinction of being one of two survivors of a German air raid by hiding under a dining table with Ann Charteris, the future wife of Ian Fleming.