Ronald Erskine Ramsay was the first Suffragan Bishop of Malmesbury, with the additional title of Archdeacon of Swindon, from 1927 until 1946.
He was born on 4 November 1882  and educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Ordained in 1909 his first post was a curacy in Lozells. Later Warden of the Clifton College Mission, he served during World War I as a chaplain to the Forces. Following this he was Clerical Secretary to the Bristol Board of Finance until his ordination to the episcopate. A man of deep compassion, he retired in 1946 and died on 26 March 1954.
- ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- ^ Grateful Society president
- ^ Ecclesiastical News Bishop Of Malmesbury to retire The Times Thursday, Aug 29, 1946; pg. 6; Issue 50542; col B
- ^ Obituary- Bishop R. E. Ramsay The Times Saturday, Mar 27, 1954; pg. 8; Issue 52891; col D