Henry Parker (bishop)

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Henry Perrott Parker
Born (1852-09-21)21 September 1852
Died March / April 1888
Title Right Reverend

The Rt Rev Henry Perrott Parker (1852, Upton Cheyney – 1888) was an Anglican Bishop in the second half of the 19th century.[1]


Parker was educated privately in Bath and at Trinity College, Cambridge,[2] where he gained his BA in 1871 and his MA in 1875.[3]

Parker went out as a missionary to India where he rose to be head of the Bengal Mission. Elevation to the Episcopate as the second Bishop of Mombasa came soon after and he sailed for Africa in the autumn of 1886.[4] He died while on a trip to Ussagara in March or April 1888.[3][5]


  1. ^ “Mombasa Cathedral and the CMS Compound”: History in Africa – Volume 35, 2008, pp. 209–229 ISSN: 0361-5413
  2. ^ J. D. Mullins, The Wonderful story of Uganda, London, CMS, 1904
  3. ^ a b "Parker, Henry Perrott (PRKR871HP)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ ”Eighteen Years in Uganda East Africa” Tucker,A.R:London Edward Arnold, 1911
  5. ^ The See Of Eastern Equatorial Africa The Times Wednesday, May 02, 1888; pg. 11; Issue 32375; col G
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
James Hannington
Bishop of Mombasa
Succeeded by
Alfred Robert Tucker