Mervyn Stockwood

[Bishop of Southwark]

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Arthur Mervyn Stockwood (27 May 1913 – 13 January 1995) was the Anglican Bishop of Southwark from 1959 to 1980.

Mervyn Stockwood was born in Bridgend, Wales. His solicitor father was killed during the First World War. He was introduced to Anglo-Catholic worship at All Saints' Church, Clifton[disambiguation needed], which reinforced his love of ritual and sense of the dramatic. He was ... more »

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  • ''A psychiatrist is a man who goes to the Folies-Bergère and looks at the audience.''
    Mervyn, Bishop Stockwood (b. 1913), British ecclesiastic, author. Quoted in Observer (London, October 15, 1961).
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