Cathrew Fisher

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Thomas Cathrew Fisher (7 January 1871 – 8 November 1929) was an Anglican bishop.[1][2]

Fisher was born in Kempston and was educated at Uppingham School, Trinity College, Cambridge[3] and Ripon College Cuddesdon.[4] He was ordained deacon in 1895[5] and priest in 1896.[6] His first position was as an assistant curate at St John the Divine's Kennington.[7] Later he was the Assistant Diocesan Inspector of Schools in the Diocese of Rochester and then the General Diocesan Inspector of Schools in the Diocese of Oxford. In 1910 he became the Bishop of Nyasaland,[8] until his death in a motor accident in 1929.[9]


  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. ^ "Fisher, Thomas Cathrew (FSR889TC)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991, ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  5. ^ The Times, 24 December 1895; p14, "Ordinations: Rochester"
  6. ^ The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory, London, John Phillips, 1900.
  7. ^ St John the Divine's Kennington website
  8. ^ The Times, 29 April 1910, p14, "New Bishop of Nyasaland".
  9. ^ "Bishop Of Nyasaland Death In A Motor Accident", The Times, 12 November 1929, p18.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Gerard Trower
Bishop of Nyasaland
1910 –1929
Succeeded by
Gerald Wybergh Douglas