Frederick Goldsmith

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Frederick Goldsmith (1853 – 7 July 1932)[1] was the inaugural Bishop of Bunbury from 1904 to 1917.

Born in 1853 and an 1876 graduate of St John's College, Oxford,[2] Goldmith was Private chaplain to Spencer Maryon-Wilson, of Charlton House[3] then Vicar of Halling, Kent. He was Dean of Perth, Western Australia from 1888 until 1904[4] when he was appointed to the episcopate. Resigning in 1917 and returning to the UK, he was Rural Dean of Hampstead until his retirement in 1921. Having become a Doctor of Divinity (DD), he died on 7 July 1932.[5]


  1. ^ The Times, Thursday, May 25, 1905; pg. 11; Issue 37716; col C University Intelligence
  2. ^ Goldsmith, Frederick. Who Was Who. 1920–2016 (April 2014 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
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  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. ^ Obituary Bishop Goldsmith The Times Friday, Jul 08, 1932; pg. 16; Issue 46180; col C
Religious titles
New title Bishop of Bunbury
Succeeded by
Cecil Wilson