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Thomas Frederick Butler, British bishop.

Background

Butler, Thomas Frederick was born on March 5, 1940 in Birmingham, England. Son of Thomas John and Elsie (Bainbridge) Butler.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Leeds, England, 1961. Master of Science, University Leeds, England, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leeds, England, 1972.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Leicester, England, 1995. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Loughborough, 1998.

Career

Curate, St. Augustine's, Wisbech, England, 1964-1966;curate, St. Saviour's, Folkestone, England, 1966-1968;lecturer, chaplain, U. Zambia, 1968-1973;acting dean, Holy Cross Cathedral, Lusaka, Zambia, 1968-1973;chaplain, U. Kent, Canterbury, England, 1973-1980;archdeacon, Northolt, England, 1980-1985;bishop, Willesden, England, 1985-1991;bishop, Leicester, 1991-1998;bishop, Southwark, since 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, mountain walking.

Connections

Married Barbara Joan Clark, August 1964. Children: Nicholas, Anna.

father:
Thomas John Butler

mother:
Elsie (Bainbridge) Butler

spouse:
Barbara Joan Clark

child:
Nicholas Butler

child:
Anna Butler