Charles Abraham (bishop of Derby)
Abraham was born in 1857. He was the son of Caroline Abraham and her husband who was also to be a bishop. He was educated at Keble College, Oxford. Ordained in 1881, he began his career with a curacy at St Mary’s, Shrewsbury and was subsequently Vicar of All Saints, Shrewsbury and Christ Church, Lichfield before succeeding Edward Were as Bishop of Derby. His father, Charles, and his son, Philip, were also bishops; another son, Geoffrey, was killed in action during the First World War. After he retired, a cousin bequeathed Little Moreton Hall in Congleton to him. He died on 27 January 1945.
- New Suffragan Bishops The Times Monday, Sep 13, 1909; pg. 10; Issue 39063; col F
- Anne Kirker. 'Abraham, Caroline Harriet', from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 23-Sep-2013 URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/biographies/1a1/abraham-caroline-harriet
- Family tree
- Church details Archived 2010-10-19 at the Wayback Machine.
- Bishop Abraham Memorial The TimesTuesday, Mar 31, 1903; pg. 15; Issue 37042; col B
- Obituary-The Bishop Of Newfoundland Right Rev. P. S. Abraham The Times Saturday, Dec 24, 1955; pg. 9; Issue 53412; col A
- Bakewell Roll of Honour
- Bequeathed “Crooked House”
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