- Eric Wild
The Rt Rev Eric Wild (1914 - 1991) was
Bishop of Readingfrom 1972 ["D-day chaplain to be new Reading bishop " The TimesWednesday, Jan 12, 1972; pg. 3; Issue 58373; col B] to 1982. Educated at Manchester Grammar Schooland Keble College, Oxford, he was ordainedin 1938. His first post was as a Curateat "St Anne, Liverpool" [ Crockford's clerical directory1976 Lambeth, Church House, 1975 ISBN 0108153674] . After wartime service with the RNVRhis subsequent experience included incumbencies in Wiganand Hindley [ Who was Who1897-2007: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN ISBN 9780199540877] followed by posts as "Director of Religious Education" for the Diocese of Peterboroughand (his final post before elevation to the Episcopate) Archdeaconof Berkshire[ [http://www.purley.eu/H3P/YB.pdf Archdeacons of Berkshire] ] .
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