Wood, Maurice Arthur Ponsonby Rev, DSC (1916-2007)

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Wood, Maurice Arthur Ponsonby Rev, DSC (1916-2007)

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        Dates of existence

        1982

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        Bishop Wood was a Royal Navy commando chaplain in World War II and later the Bishop of Norwich. He was educated at Monkton Combe School, Bath, Queens' College, Cambridge and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He married twice - three children, Andrew, Patrick and Charity with his first wife, Marjorie and three children, John, Jane and Daniel, with his second wife, Margaret.

        During World War II, Wood landed with his Royal Marine unit on the Normandy beaches on D-Day. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. He was a chaplain of No. 48 (Royal Marines) Commando. After the war, Wood worked in the parishes of St Ebbe's, Oxford (1947–1952) and St Mary's, Islington (1952–1961). He became Principal of Oak Hill Theological College in Southgate, London. In 1971 was appointed the 69th Bishop of Norwich, serving in this post for 14 years before retiring in 1985.
        (summary from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Wood, accessed 3-7-2019)

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        Nott, Peter John Rev (1933-2018) (1990)

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        P298

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        Nott, Peter John Rev (1933-2018) is the successor of Wood, Maurice Arthur Ponsonby Rev, DSC (1916-2007)

        Dates of relationship

        1985

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        1985: Peter Nott became Bishop of Norwich

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        Bishop

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        1971-1985: Bishop of Norwich, Church of England

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