Person    | Male  Born 22/7/1607  Died 28/4/1692

Bishop Thomas Wood

Categories: Philanthropy, Religion

Bishop Thomas Wood

Born in the Parish of Hackney. He seems to have been a bad boy: Ejected from his rectory for scandal in 1651. Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry 1671 until his death, but suspended 1684 - 87 for being "sordid and refractory". Died Northamptonshire. Left money to found an almshouse for ten old women in Hackney, and another for ten old men at Ufford.

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Bishop Thomas Wood

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Bishop Wood’s Almshouses

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