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The Right Reverend Duncan MacInnes
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Scottish Episcopal Church, Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness
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30026
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bishops
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The Right Reverend Duncan MacInnes

After training at Edinburgh Theological College, Duncan Macinnes became a deacon in 1926 and a priest in 1927. His early work in the Scottish Episcopal Church was in Clydebank and Glasgow, but he became Rector of the Episcopal Church in Glencoe in 1933, remaining in post there until 1953. Macinnes was a Gaelic speaker.

For his war services as a chaplain to the Armed Forces, he was awarded the Military Cross and a military MBE. He became Dean of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles in 1946.

In 1953 he was consecrated as Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness. He died in August 1970. The eleven bells of St Andrew's Cathedral in Inverness were restored as a memorial to Bishop Macinnes.

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The Right Reverend Duncan MacInnes

clergy; clergymen; bishops; portraits

Scottish Episcopal Church, Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness

St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness

After training at Edinburgh Theological College, Duncan Macinnes became a deacon in 1926 and a priest in 1927. His early work in the Scottish Episcopal Church was in Clydebank and Glasgow, but he became Rector of the Episcopal Church in Glencoe in 1933, remaining in post there until 1953. Macinnes was a Gaelic speaker.<br /> <br /> For his war services as a chaplain to the Armed Forces, he was awarded the Military Cross and a military MBE. He became Dean of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles in 1946.<br /> <br /> In 1953 he was consecrated as Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness. He died in August 1970. The eleven bells of St Andrew's Cathedral in Inverness were restored as a memorial to Bishop Macinnes.