Andrew Suter

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Andrew Burn Suter, DD (1830–1895) was the second Anglican Bishop of Nelson[1] whose Episcopate spanned a 26-year period during the second half of the 19th century.[2]

He was born in London, and educated at St Paul's School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[3] He was ordained in 1855.[4] After a curacy at St Dunstan-in-the-West he was Vicar of All Saints, Mile End until 1866.[5] and his appointment to New Zealand. He resigned in 1891[6] and died on 29 March 1895.[7]


The plant Pimelea suteri was named in his honour by Thomas Kirk.[8]


  1. ^ "Nelson region - Arts, culture and science". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, Mar 29, 1866; pg. 9; Issue 25458; col G The Colonial Episcopate
  3. ^ "Suter, Andrew Burn (STR849AB)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ Anglican Churches in Stepney, Middlesex
  6. ^ DNZB
  7. ^ The Times, Thursday, May 23, 1895; pg. 9; Issue 34584; col F Obituary The Rt Rev A.B. Suter
  8. ^ Smith, Val (December 2015). "Biographical Sketch - Andrew Burn Suter (1830-1895)". New Zealand Botanical Society Newsletter (122): 14–15. 

Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Edmund Hobhouse
Bishop of Nelson
Succeeded by
Charles Oliver Mules