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Sunday, January 11, 2015

11 January 1998 A.D. Alastair Haggart—Scots Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh (1975-1985) & Primus (1977-1985)

11 January 1998 A.D.  Alastair Haggart—Scots Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh (1975-1985) & Primus (1977-1985)


Alastair Haggart

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The Rt Rev'd Alastair Iain Macdonald Haggart was an eminent Anglican priest.[1]

Haggart was born on 10 October 1915 and educated at Hatfield College [2] and Edinburgh Theological College. Ordained in 1942, he began his career with curacies at St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow and St Mary’s Hendon.[3] He was Precentor at St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth from 1948 to 1951. After this he was Rector of St Oswald’s, King's Park, Glasgow [4] and then Acting Priest-in-Charge of St Martin’s, Glasgow. In 1959 he became Provost of St Paul's Cathedral, Dundee, a post he held until 1971 when he became Principal and Pantonian Professor of his old theological college.

He became Bishop of Edinburgh in 1975;[5] and Primus of the Episcopal Church in Scotland in 1977. He retired from both posts in 1985 and died on 11 January 1998.


3.    Jump up^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1948

4.    Jump up^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8


Religious titles
Preceded by
John Chappell Sprott
Preceded by
Kenneth Moir Carey
Bishop of Edinburgh
1975 –1985


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