Herbert Bury

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Herbert Bury was an Anglican bishop in the first decades of the 20th century.

Born in 1854, he was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford[1] and ordained in 1878.[2] After further incumbencies at Westminster St James, Newchurch in Rossendale and Hampstead he was appointed Bishop of Honduras in 1908, a post he held for three years. He was Bishop for Northern Europe from then until 1926. An eminent author,[3] he died on 15 January 1933.[4]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  3. ^ Amongst others he wrote "A Bishop among Bananas", 1911; "Here and There in the War Area", 1916; "My Visit to Ruhleben", 1917; and "Experiences of a Travelling Bishop", 1930 > British Library website accessed 01:18 GMT Thursday 23 September 2010
  4. ^ Bishop Bury (Obituaries) The Times Tuesday, 17 Jan 1933; pg. 14; Issue 46344; col B

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