John Strachan (bishop of Rangoon)

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John Miller Strachan[1] (1832–1906)[2] was the second[3] Bishop of Rangoon.[4]

He was born in Barnsley and educated at King's College London.[5] He was ordained in 1861 and was a SPG in India until his episcopal appointment. He was consecrated on 1 May 1882.[6] and served[7] until 1902 when he resigned his see.[8] He became a Doctor of Divinity (DD).[9]


  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ NPG details
  3. ^ The Times, Saturday, Apr 26, 1902; pg. 10; Issue 36752; col B Ecclesiastical Intelligence.Intended resignation of the Bishop of Rangoon
  4. ^ ”A History of the Church of England in India since the early days of the East India Company” Chatterton, E:London: SPCK, 1924
  5. ^ Faith & Familyin South India
  6. ^ Multiple News Items The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, May 02, 1882; pg. 5; Issue 18030
  7. ^ Lambeth Palace Library
  8. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 26, 1902; pg. 10; Issue 36752
  9. ^ Northern Echo (Darlington, England), Wednesday, December 14, 1887; Issue 5555 Durham University- degrees conferred
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Jonathan Titcomb
Bishop of Rangoon
Succeeded by
Arthur Knight