Archibald Cullen

Archibald Howard Cullen
Bishop of Grahamstown
Archibald Howard Cullen in episcopal regalia
Rt Revd Archibald Cullen
Church Anglican
Diocese Grahamstown
In office 1931-1959
Predecessor Francis Robinson Phelps
Successor Robert Selby Taylor
Ordination 1916
Consecration 1931
Personal details
Born 24 September 1887
Died 16 June 1968
Previous post Warden of St Paul’s Theological College, Grahamstown

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The Rt Rev Archibald Howard Cullen was the sixth Bishop of Grahamstown.[1] He was born on 24 September 1887 to William and Louisa (nee Howard), he was baptized in the Parish of St Jude, Peckham on 20 November 1887.[2] His father was a Printer's Reader.[2] Cullen was educated at Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys[3] and Queens' College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1916,[4] his first post was a curacy in Coalbrookdale.[5] He was then a temporary Chaplain to the Forces.[6] When peace returned he became Chaplain and Lecturer of Wells Theological College and then Vice-Principal of Leeds Clergy School. In 1926 he became Warden of St Paul’s Theological College, Grahamstown until his elevation to the Episcopate[7] in 1931. He died on 16 June 1968.[8] in South Africa.


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  • National Portrait Gallery, London
  • University of the Witwatersrand
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Francis Robinson Phelps
Bishop of Grahamstown
1931 – 1959
Succeeded by
Robert Selby Taylor

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