Educated at St Paul's School (London) and Peterhouse, Cambridge, Sansbury was ordained in 1929. His first posts were curacies at Dulwich Common and Wimbledon. He was then an SPG Missionary at Numazu, Japan and from 1934 Professor at the Central Theological College, Tokyo. He was a World War II chaplain in the RCAF then Warden of Lincoln Theological College until 1952. From 1952 to 1961 he held a similar post at St Augustine's College, Canterbury when he was ordained to the episcopate as Bishop of Singapore. Returning to London he was an assistant bishop and General Secretary of the British Council of Churches. His last post was as priest in charge of St Mary in the Marsh, Norwich.
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Henry Wolfe Baines
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