Keith Arnold (bishop)

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Keith Arnold
Bishop of Warwick
Diocese Diocese of Coventry
In office 1980–1990
Successor Clive Handford
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Oxford (1996–present)
Honorary assistant bishop in Newcastle (1991–1996)
Ordination 1952 (deacon); c. 1953 (priest)
Consecration 1980
Personal details
Born (1926-10-01) 1 October 1926 (age 95)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Dr Frederick & Alice Holt
Spouse Deborah Glenwright (m. 1955)
Children 1 son; 1 daughter
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge

Keith Appleby Arnold (born 1 October 1926) was the inaugural Bishop of Warwick.

He was educated at Winchester College[1] and Trinity College, Cambridge. After World War II service in the Coldstream Guards he was ordained in 1952 and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Haltwhistle. From here he was successively Vicar of St John's, Edinburgh,[2] Kirkby Lonsdale and Hemel Hempstead before he ascended to the Episcopate.


  1. Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. “Scottish episcopal clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie,DM: Edinburgh T & T Clark, 2000 ISBN 0-567-08746-8
Church of England titles
New title Bishop of Warwick
Succeeded by
Clive Handford