Thomas Wilkinson (bishop of Zululand)

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Thomas Wilkinson
Bishop of Zululand
Church Anglican
Province Southern Africa
Diocese Zululand
Personal details
Born(1837-12-26)December 26, 1837
Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, United Kingdom
DiedOctober 22, 1914(1914-10-22) (aged 76)
Khartoum, Sudan [1]

Thomas Edward Wilkinson (1837−1914) was an Anglican bishop [2] in the late 19th [3] and early 20th centuries.

A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

He was born in 1837, and educated at Bury St Edmunds, King's College London and Jesus College, Cambridge. [4] [5] Ordained in 1861, after a curacy at St Mary, Cavendish he was vicar of Rickinghall. In 1870 he became the inaugural [6] Bishop of Zululand, [7] a post he held until 1880. On his return to England he was vicar of St Michael Caerhays then coadjutor bishop of London [8] for North and Central Europe. [9] He died on 22 October 1914. [10] [11]

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Notes and references

  1. "Death of Bishop of Zululand on journey from Cape to Cairo" . Edinburgh Evening News (12, 963). 22 October 1914. p. 9 col F. Retrieved 2015-09-02 via British Newspaper Archive.
  2. Wilkinson Family
  3. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  4. "Wilkinson, Thomas Edward (WLKN856TE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  5. Janus
  6. Diocesan Web Site
  7. University of the Witwatersrand
  8. National Archives
  9. NY Times
  10. The Times, Saturday, Oct 24, 1914; pg. 8; Issue 40675; col A Death Of Bishop Wilkinson. Work On The Continent And In South Africa
  11. Edinburgh Evening News, Thursday 22 October 1914 p9: "Death of Bishop of Zululand on journey from Cape to Cairo"
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Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
New diocese Bishop of Zululand
1870 1880
Succeeded by
Douglas MacKenzie

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