Charles Camidge

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Charles Edward Camidge[1] (1838–1911) was the 2nd Anglican Bishop of Bathurst. Born into a clerical family[2] he was educated at Wadham College, Oxford.[3] Ordained Deacon in 1860 and Priest a year later his first post was a Sheffield Curacy. Successively the Incumbent at Hedon then Wheldrake [4] he became Rural Dean of Thirsk in 1883. Four years later he was elevated to the Colonial Episcopate and enthroned on January 3, 1888. “A man held in high esteem by clergy and lay people alike”[5] he died in post.[6]

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  1. ^ Photo of Camidge Archived March 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ His father was The Rev Charles Joseph Camidge, sometime Vicar of Wakefield:The Times, Saturday, May 06, 1911; pg. 13; Issue 39578; col C Obituary: The Bishop Of Bathurst
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ The Times, Thursday, Apr 24, 1873; pg. 13; Issue 27672; col D Ecclesiastical Appointments.-Rev. C. E. Camidge To be Vicar of Wheldrake
  5. ^ Times Obituary (Ibid)
  6. ^ AOB on-line
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Samuel Edward Marsden
Anglican Bishop of Bathurst
1887 – 1911
Succeeded by
George Merrick Long