Francis Gregory (bishop)

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The Rt RevFrancis Ambrose Gregory, DD, MA[1] was a former Bishop of Mauritius.[2]

Born into an ecclesiastical family[3] in 1848 and educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1873[4] and began his career as a Curate in Cheam. After that he was a SPG Missionary in Madagascar. In time he became the Principal of St Paul’s College, Ambatoharanana and Chaplain to the Bishop. He was Bishop of Mauritius from 1904[5] to 1919.

He died on 31 January 1927.[6]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Walter Ruthven Pym
Bishop of Mauritius
1904 – 1919
Succeeded by
Cyril Henry Golding-Bird

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, Monday, Jul 09, 1883; pg. 10; Issue 30867; col B University Intelligence
  2. ^ National Archives
  3. ^ His father was the Very Rev Robert Gregory, Dean of St Paul’s from 1891 until 1911 > “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Apr 13, 1904; pg. 11; Issue 37367; col F New Bishop of Mauritius
  6. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Feb 02, 1927; pg. 17; Issue 44495; col D Obituary Bishop Gregory

External links[edit]

  • Ny Boky Fivavahana Portions of the Book of Common Prayer in Malagasy (1904) translated by Gregory