Gordon Tindall

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Gordon Tindall
Bishop of Grahamstown
Diocese Diocese of Grahamstown
In office 1964–1969
Predecessor Robert Selby Taylor
Successor Bill Burnett
Ordination 1936
Personal details
Born 1911[1]
Died 24 June 1969

Gordon Leslie Tindall (1911 – 24 June 1969)[2] was the eighth Bishop of Grahamstown.[3]

Tindall was educated at Hatfield College, Durham.[4] Ordained in 1936,[5] his first post was a curacy in Swinton. He then emigrated to Africa to become a missionary priest. From 1939 he was rector of Vryburg, then director of the South Bechuanaland Mission. Later he was archdeacon of King William's Town, then diocesan director of religious education in Grahamstown before his appointment to the episcopate.


  1. ^ "1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription". search.findmypast.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09 – via Findmypast. 
  2. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Jun 25, 1969; pg. 12; Issue 57595; col G Obituary Gordon Tindall
  3. ^ University of the Witwatersrand
  4. ^ Who's Who 2008. A&C Black. 10 December 2007. ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Oxford University Press (1976). Crockford's Clerical Directory: A Reference Book of the Clergy of the Provinces of Canterbury and York and of Other Anglican Provinces and Dioceses. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-200008-8. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Robert Selby Taylor
Bishop of Grahamstown
Succeeded by
Bill Burnett