Tom Savage (bishop)

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Thomas Joseph Savage was an Anglican bishop in the third quarter of the 20th century.

Born on 5 February 1900, and educated at Highgate and Peterhouse, [1] he was ordained in 1927. [2] Following a curacy at St John’s, Waterloo Road [3] he worked at the South African Church Railway Mission and was then a Toc H padre. After a spell as rector of Springs, Transvaal he was vicar of Leominster then Tait Missioner for the Diocese of Canterbury. In 1955 he was appointed dean of Cape Town and three years later bishop of Zululand, a post he held to his death on 22 October 1966. [4]

Styles and titles


  1. “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN   978-0-19-954087-7
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1940-41 Oxford, OUP, 1941
  3. Church details
  4. The Rt. Rev. T. J. Savage The Times Monday, Oct 24, 1966; pg. 10; Issue 56770; col G
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Michael Gibbs
Dean of Cape Town
1955 – 1958
Succeeded by
Edward King
Preceded by
Eric Joseph Trapp
Bishop of Zululand
1958 – 1966
Succeeded by
Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu

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