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Francis Underhill

Francis Underhill (16 May 1878 - 24 January 1943.[1] was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century.

Underhill was educated at Shrewsbury School and Exeter College, Oxford.[2] He was ordained in 1901 and was a curate at St Paul's Swindon and St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford and then Vicar of St Alban’s Birmingham until 1925. He was the first secretary of the Federation of Catholic Priests[3] and from 1925 until 1932 he was Warden of Liddon House,[4] and priest in charge of the Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair when he was appointed Dean of Rochester, a position he held until his consecration to the episcopate as Bishop of Bath and Wells in 1937. An author,[5] he was a cousin of Evelyn Underhill.


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Preceded by
Reginald Thomas Talbot
Dean of Rochester
1932 –1937
Succeeded by
Ernest Morrell Blackie
Preceded by
Wynne Willson
Bishop of Bath and Wells
1937 –1943
Succeeded by
William Wand

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