Herbert Sidney Pelham was the third Bishop of Barrow-in-Furness from 1926 until his death in 1944.
Born in 1881 and educated at Harrow School and University College, Oxford, his first posts after ordination were at inner-city Missions. After which he was Chaplain to Henry Wakefield, Bishop of Birmingham, Head of the Harrow Mission, and Vicar of Barking- a post he held until 1926 when he was elevated to the Episcopate. The author of one book “The Training of a Working Boy”, he died on 11 March 1944.
- “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Oxford Mission (Bermondsey); Birmingham Street Children's Union- Who was Who (Ibid)
- The Times, Saturday, Feb 06, 1926; pg. 12; Issue 44189; col E New Bishop Of Barrow.
- The Times Monday, Mar 13, 1944; pg. 6; Issue 49803; col E Obituary The Rt Rev HS Pelham
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