The Rt Rev George Wyndham Hamilton Knight-Bruce DD was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the late nineteenth century.
Education and early appointments 
Born in 1853, he was educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford, and ordained in 1887. He began his career with curacies at Bibury and Wendron. He then held incumbencies at Everton and Bethnal Green.
Southern Africa 
Elevated to the Episcopate, Knight-Bruce went to South Africa as Bishop of Bloemfontein in 1886. Translated to Mashonaland as its first bishop in 1891, he resigned in 1895.
Return to England 
On his return to England he was appointed Rector of Bovey Tracey and an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Exeter, posts he held until his death on 16 December 1896.
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- ^ “Registrum sacrum Anglicanum. An attempt to exhibit the course of episcopal succession in England from the records and chronicles of the church” Stubbs, W(Ed) Oxford, Clarendon, 1896
- ^ Knight-Bruce, George Wyndham (1892). Journals of the Mashonaland Mission 1888 to 1892. Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
- ^ Wits Historical Papers
- ^ The Times, Thursday, Dec 17, 1896; pg. 6; Issue 3576; col C Obituary Bishop Knight-Bruce