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Cassidy, Rt Rev. George Henry locked

Born 17 Oct. 1942; s of Joseph Abram Cassidy and Ethel McDonald; m 1966, Jane Barling Stevens; two d

Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham (formerly Bishop of Southwell), 1999–2009; an Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Bath and Wells and Diocese of Bristol, since 2009

Education

Belfast High School; Queen’s Univ., Belfast (BSc 1965; Cert. Bib. Studies 1968); University Coll. London (MPhil 1967); Oak Hill Theological College

Career

MRTPI 1969. Civil Servant: N Ireland, 1967–68; Govt of Kenya, 1968–70. Curate, Christ Church, Clifton, Bristol, 1972–75; Vicar: St Edyth, Sea Mills, Bristol, 1975–82; St Paul’s, Portman Square, W1, 1982–87; Archdeacon of London and Canon Residentiary, St Paul’s Cathedral, 1987–99; Sub-Dean, Order of the British Empire, 1996–99. Mem., Cathedrals Fabric Commn for England, 2001–05; Chm., Churches Legislation Adv. (formerly Main) Cttee, 2005–09. Freeman: City of London, 1988; Tylers’ & Bricklayers’ Co., 1988; Hon. Liveryman, Founders’ Co., 1994. Hon. DLitt Heriot-Watt, 2005. Entered House of Lords, 2004

Recreations

Rugby football, art, chamber music, walking in the Quantocks

Address

Darch House, 17 St Andrews Road, Stogursey, Bridgwater, Som TA5 1TE

Clubs

National (Pres., 2010–), Nobody’s Friends