Gerard Lander

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Gerald Heath Lander
Born 14 August 1861
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Died 14 November 1934
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Nationality Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Occupation Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong, Principal of St. Paul's College, Hong Kong

Gerard Heath Lander[1] (sometimes Gerald; sometimes Heath-Lander; 14 August 1861 – 14 November 1934) was an Anglican bishop.[2]

He was born on 14 August 1861[3] and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[4] He was ordained in 1885[5] and initially served as a Curate at St Bride, Liverpool.[6] He then held incumbencies at St Benedict, Everton, St Philip, Litherland [7] and St Cyprian, Liverpool before being elevated to the Episcopate in 1907 as the fifth Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong,[8] a post he held for 13 years. On his return to England he was Vicar of Holy Trinity, New Barnet, Archdeacon of Bedford and an assistant bishop in the Diocese of St Albans until his retirement in 1933. He died on 14 November 1934.[9]


  1. ^ The Times, 5 June 1907; p. 6; Issue 38351; col C University Intelligence June 4
  2. ^ Archives
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ "Lander, Gerard Heath (LNDR880GH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ Ordinations. Liverpool The Times Thursday, Dec 24, 1885; pg. 3; Issue 31638; col B
  6. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  7. ^ The Times, Thursday, Nov 26, 1896; pg. 8; Issue 35058; col C Ecclesiastical Intelligence
  8. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times Monday, Jul 01, 1907; pg. 10; Issue 38373; col E
  9. ^ The Times, Nov 15, 1934; pg. 19; Issue 46912; col B Obituary Bishop Lander
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Joseph Hoare
Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Ridley Duppuy
Preceded by
Arthur Parnell
Archdeacon of Bedford
Succeeded by
William Robins
Preceded by
Joseph Hoare
Principal of St. Paul's College, Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Arthur Dudley Stewart