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The Rt Rev George Frederick Cecil Carteret, DD (1903 – 1932) was the Anglican Bishop of Jamaica[1] from 1950[2] until 1955[3]. He was educated at Dean Close School and Queens' College, Cambridge [4] and ordained in 1927. His first post was as Curate of St Andrew’s, Catford[5] after which he was Priest in charge of All Saints, Putney[6]. Later he held incumbencies at Handsworth and Paignton [7]. An Honorary Chaplain to the King he was Rural Dean of Hertford before elevation to the Episcopate. On return from Jamaica[8] he was Rector of Haslemere and an Assistant Bishop of Guildford.

Church of England titles
Preceded by
William George Hardie
Bishop of Jamaica
1950 – 1955
Succeeded by
Percival William Gibson


  1. ^ Dale Family Crest
  2. ^ Ecclesiastical News The Bishop Of Jamaica Consecrated [[The Times]Monday, Jan 30, 1950; pg. 7; Issue 51602; col E
  3. ^ National Archives
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  5. ^ St Andrew's parish web site
  6. ^ Parish web site
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  8. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives


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