George Cruickshank (bishop)

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George Craig Cruikshank (1881 – October 1951) was the seventh Bishop of Waiapu[1] from 1945 to 1946.

He was born in 1881[2] and educated at Keble College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1908[3] and was a curate at St Hilda's Darlington[4] and then vicar of Whangarei. During this time he was also a chaplain to the first New Zealand Expeditionary Force. From 1923 to 1932 he was vicar of Remuera. In 1932 he became Dean of Dunedin, a post he held until his ordination to the episcopate.


  1. ^ Anglican Diocese of Waiapu
  2. ^ Poverty Bay Herald
  3. ^ "The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s, 1913
  4. ^ Genuki
Religious titles
Preceded by
George Gerard
Bishop of Waiapu
Succeeded by
Norman Lesser