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Saturday, January 17, 2015

18 January 1943 A.D. Harry Reid Passes—Scots Episcopal Minister and Bishop of Edinburgh

18 January 1943 A.D. Harry Reid Passes—Scots Episcopal Minister and Bishop of Edinburgh


(Date of ordination appears to be in error below.

Harry Reid (bishop)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bishop Harry Reid's grave, St Johns, Edinburgh

The Rt Rev. Harry Seymour Reid (died 18 January 1943) was Bishop of Edinburgh from 1929[1] until 1939.

He was educated at Loretto School[2] and Glasgow University. He was ordained in 1984[3] and began his career with a curacy at St John the Evangelist, Edinburgh.[4]After this he was Senior Chaplain at St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh and then held incumbencies at St Mark’s, Portobello, Edinburgh and St Paul’s, York Place in the same city. In 1919 he became Dean of Edinburgh before his elevation to the Episcopate.

He is buried near the south-west corner of St John's churchyard in Edinburgh.


1.    Jump up^ New Bishop Of Edinburgh. Dean Reid Elected The Times Saturday, Apr 27, 1929; pg. 15; Issue 45188; col C

3.    Jump up^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory", London, Hamilton & Co, 1889


Religious titles
Preceded by
John Skinner Wilson
Dean of Edinburgh
1919 –1929
Succeeded by
William Perry
Preceded by
Somerset Walpole
Bishop of Edinburgh
1929 –1939

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