Douglas MacKenzie

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Douglas Mackenzie (died 9 January 1890) was an Anglican bishop[1] in the second half of the 19th century.[2]

He was educated at St Albans School and Peterhouse, Cambridge.[3][4] A noted mathematician,[5] he served simultaneously as Principal of St. Andrew's School, Bloemfontein, Archdeacon of Harrismith[6] and a Canon of Bloemfontein Cathedral before his appointment as the second Bishop of Zululand.[7][8] He remained Bishop of Zululand until his death from fever in January 1890.[9] After his death a memorial to him was erected at St Peter’s, Raunds.[10]


  1. ^ Distinguished Churchmen
  2. ^ The Times, Saturday, Nov 20, 1880; pg. 4; Issue 30044; col G
  3. ^ Obituaries The Times Friday, Jan 17, 1890; pg. 9; Issue 32911; col F
  4. ^ "Mckenzie, Douglas (MKNY860D)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ KwaZulu National heritage Sites
  6. ^ The Times, Friday, Jul 29, 1859; pg. 12; Issue 23371; col D Cape Of Good Hope
  7. ^ Diocesan Web Site
  8. ^ University of the Witwatersrand
  9. ^ South Africa News The Times Thursday, Jan 16, 1890; pg. 5; Issue 32910; col B
  10. ^ The Times, Monday, Dec 07, 1891; pg. 10; Issue 33501; col A Ecclesiastical Intelligence
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Thomas Wilkinson
Bishop of Zululand
Succeeded by
William Carter