Charles Beard (priest)

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Charles Bernard Beard was Dean of Glasgow and Galloway from 1937 to 1943.[1]

He was born on 7 December 1870,[2]educated at the University of Glasgow;and ordained deacon in 1895, and priest in 1896. [3] After curacies in Dundee and Glasgow he was Rector of Peterhead from 1902 until[4] 1905; and of Helensburgh from 1905 until his death on 11 February 1943.[5]


  1. ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M p596: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  2. University Story
  3. Crockfords (London, OUP, 1929/30) p 82
  4. Scottish Postal Directories
  5. Deaths. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 18, 1943; pg. 7; Issue 49473
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Colin Campbell im Thurn
Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
Succeeded by
Philip Charles Lempriere