George Carey

Anglican bishop (born 1935)

George Leonard Carey, Baron Carey of Clifton, PC (born 13 November 1935),[2] is a retired Anglican bishop. He was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1991 to 2002. He was the Bishop of Bath and Wells before.


The Lord Carey of Clifton

former Archbishop of Canterbury
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ChurchChurch of England
ProvinceProvince of Canterbury
DioceseDiocese of Canterbury
delegated to Bishop of Dover
In office1991–2002
PredecessorRobert Runcie
SuccessorRowan Williams
Other postsHonorary assistant bishop in Swansea & Brecon (2004–?), in Southwark and in Bristol; in Oxford (?–2017)
Life peer (2002);
Primate of All England
Orders
Ordination1962 (deacon)
1963 (priest)
by Robert Stopford
Consecration3 December 1987
by Robert Runcie
Personal details
Birth nameGeorge Leonard Carey
Born (1935-11-13) 13 November 1935 (age 86)
London, England
DenominationAnglican
ResidenceNewbury, Berkshire[1]
Spouse
Eileen Hood (m. 1960)
Children4
OccupationTheologian
Previous postBishop of Bath and Wells (1987–1991)
Alma mater

ReferencesEdit

  1. Herring, John (19 June 2020). "Former Archbishop of Canterbury has permission to preach revoked". Newbury Weekly News. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  2. The Times, 12 November 2009.