Jervois Newnham

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Jervois Arthur Newnham was an Anglican bishop in Canada from 1893 to 1921.

Born into an ecclesiastical family in 1852,[1] he was educated at McGill University and began his ordained ministry as a curate at Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal after which he was the incumbent of Onslow. Later he was the rector of St Matthias' Montreal.[2] He became the Bishop of Moosonee in 1891[3] and was translated to Saskatchewan in 1904.[4] He returned to England in 1921, becoming the rector of Clifton, Bedfordshire[5]

Newnham died on 12 January 1941.[6]


  1. ^ His father was the Rev. G. W. Newnham, sometime Vicar of Combe Down “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ Church web-site Archived 2012-04-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Bishops of Moosonee
  4. ^ Bishops of Saskatchewan Archived 2012-02-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Bedfordshire County Council
  6. ^ The Times, 14 January 1941; pg. 1; Issue 48823; col A, Deaths
Religious titles
Preceded by
John Horden
Bishop of Moosonee
Succeeded by
George Holmes
Preceded by
William Cyprian Pinkham
Bishop of Saskatchewan
Succeeded by
George Lloyd