William Edward Elsey was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century.
He was born into a sporting family on 4 July 1880 and educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth and Lincoln College, Oxford. Ordained in 1905 he was initially a curate at St Faith's Stepney and then its Priest in charge. In 1914 he began a long period of service overseas, firstly as a member of the Bush Brotherhood of St Boniface in the Anglican Diocese of Bunbury, Western Australia, then its Warden, following which he was elevated to the Episcopate as Bishop of Kalgoorlie. A chaplain to the Australian Armed Forces during World War II, he retired in 1950 and died on 25 September 1966.
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Cyril Henry Golding-Bird
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Cecil Emerson Barron Muschamp
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