Charles Curzon

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Charles Edward Curzon (15 April 1878 in Kensington – 1954) was an Anglican bishop, the 6th Bishop of Stepney from 1928 until 1936 when he was appointed Bishop of Exeter.[1]

Charles Edward Curzon was born in 1878 and educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Christ's College, Cambridge.[2] He embarked on an ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at West Kensington. Incumbencies at Sheffield St Oswald’s and Goole[3] followed before elevation to the Suffragan Bishopric of Bishop of Stepney in 1928,[4] a post he held until promotion to the Exeter See in 1936.[5] He died in 1954.


  1. ^ “Who was Who 1897-1990" London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Curzon, Charles Edward (CRSN897CE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ Odom, Rev. W. Fifty Years of Sheffield Church Life 1866-1916. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Ecclesiastical News. The Bishop Of Stepney Consecrated. (Official Appointments and Notices) The Times Friday, 19 Oct 1928; pg. 19; Issue 45028; col E
  5. ^ New Bishop Of Exeter Right Rev. C. E. Curzon Appointed (Official Appointments and Notices) The Times Tuesday, 15 September 1936; pg. 17; Issue 47480; col C
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Mosley
Bishop of Stepney
1928 –1936
Succeeded by
Robert Hamilton Moberly
Preceded by
Lord William Gascoyne-Cecil
Bishop of Exeter
1936 –1948
Succeeded by
Robert Cecil Mortimer