Isaac Richards

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Isaac Richards (11 February 1859 – 10 May 1936) was an Anglican bishop in the 20th century.[1]

Richards was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and ordained in 1882.[2] He was curate of St Paul's Truro then vicar of St Mark’s Remuera. In 1895 he became Warden of Selwyn College, Otago. Later he was Archdeacon of Invercargill, a post he held for 11 years before being appointed Bishop of Dunedin.[3]

Cricketing career[edit]

Richards played five first-class matches for Auckland in the 1890s.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ "The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s 1913
  3. ^ Dunedin Cathedral website
  4. ^ "Isaac Richards". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Samuel Tarratt Nevill
Bishop of Dunedin
Succeeded by
William Alfred Robertson Fitchett