Geoffrey Francis Allen was the third Bishop of Derby from 1959 until 1969.
Born on 25 August 1902 and educated at Dulwich College and University College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1927.
After a brief curacy at of St Saviour’s, Liverpool he was Chaplain of his old theological college, a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, the Deputy Provost of Birmingham Cathedral and then Archdeacon of the area before elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of Egypt.
Returning to England he became Principal of Cuddesdon before his appointment to the Derby See.
He died on 8 November 1982.
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