Arthur Howe-Browne

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Arthur Henry Howe Browne (16 October 1881[1] – 8 September 1961[2]) was Bishop of Bloemfontein[3] from 1935 [4] to 1951.[5]
He was educated at Winchester and Balliol,[6] and ordained in 1906[7] after a period of study at Cuddesdon. He began his career with curacies in Witney and East Dulwich. From 1909 to 1916 he was Vicar of St John the Baptist, Kensington.[8] After this he was Rural Dean of Kennington and a Canon of Southwark[9] until his ascension to the Episcopate.[10] After retirement he lived in Rondebosch until his death.[11]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Genealogical Web Site
  3. ^ National Archives
  4. ^ The New Bishop Of Bloemfontein Canon Howe Browne Elected The Times Tuesday, Oct 09, 1934; pg. 14; Issue 46880; col E
  5. ^ Chronological History of the Diocese of the Free State Archived 2010-08-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  8. ^ British History on-line
  9. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Wits Historical Papers
  11. ^ Rt. Rev. A. H. Howe Browne Former Bishop Of Bloemfontein The Times Saturday, Sep 09, 1961; pg. 10; Issue 55182; col F
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Walter Julius Carey
Bishop of Bloemfontein
Succeeded by
Cecil William Alderson