Henry Pereira

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Henry Horace Pereira was an Anglican Suffragan bishop during the first quarter of the 20th century. Born on 16 January 1845,[1] educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1869[2] he served two curacies [3] before becoming the first Warden of the Wilberforce Memorial Mission in South London. Hampshire incumbencies[4] followed before a 30 year association with the Croydon area, firstly as Rural Dean and (from 1904) Suffragan Bishop . "A man of great energy and a most effective speaker",[5] he died on New Year’s Day, 1926.


  1. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, 23 December 1869; pg. 4; Issue 26628; col E Ordinations
  3. ^ at Eston and Southampton "Who's Who (ibid)
  4. ^ Again Southampton; and Chilbolton "Who's Who (ibid)
  5. ^ The Times, Thursday,2 January 1926; pg. 14; Issue 38184; col A Death of the Bishop of Croydon