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Beauclerk, James (1709–1787), bishop of Hereford, was born at Windsor, the seventh surviving son of Charles Beauclerk, first duke of St Albans (1670–1726), illegitimate offspring of Charles II and Nell Gwyn. Some say his facial characteristics resembled those of his royal grandfather. His mother, ...

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James, John Thomas (1786–1828), bishop of Calcutta and writer on art, was born on 23 January 1786 at Rugby, Warwickshire, the eldest son of Dr Thomas James (1748–1804), headmaster of Rugby School, and his second wife, Arabella Caldecott (d. 1828). He was educated at ...

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Treacy, Eric (1907–1978), bishop of Wakefield and railway photographer, was born on 2 June 1907 at 63 Kings Road, Willesden, London, the surviving twin son of George Treacy (1866–1929), a furniture salesman, and his second wife, Annie Kate, daughter of Alfred Jopp of ...