Clyde Wood

Clyde Maurice Wood AM (born 7 January 1936) is a retired Australian Anglican bishop.

Wood was educated at Monash University[1] and ordained in 1965.[2] His first ordained ministry position was as a curate of St John’s Bentleigh. From 1966 he was curate-in-charge of St Paul’s Ringwood. He then held positions at St Philip’s Mount Waverley[3] and St Christopher's Armadale, all parishes in Melbourne. In 1978 he became Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin,[4] and in 1983 he became the second Bishop of the Northern Territory,[5] a position he held until 1992. For four years he was an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Brisbane and in 1996 he was elected diocesan Bishop of North Queensland .[6] He retired in 2002. He is married to Margaret Wood.[7]


Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Bruce Mason
Bishop of the Northern Territory
1983 1992
Succeeded by
Richard Franklin Appleby
Preceded by
Hurtle John Lewis
Bishop of North Queensland
1996 2002
Succeeded by
John Ashley Noble

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