Thomas Wilkinson (bishop of Zululand)

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The Right Reverend
Thomas Wilkinson
Bishop of Zululand
Church Anglican
Province Southern Africa
Diocese Zululand
Personal details
Born (1837-12-26)December 26, 1837
Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Died October 22, 1914(1914-10-22) (aged 76)
Khartoum, Sudan[1]

Thomas Edward Wilkinson (1837−1914) was an Anglican bishop[2] in the late 19th[3] and early 20th centuries.

He was born in 1837, and educated at Bury St Edmunds, King's College London and Jesus College, Cambridge.[4][5] Ordained in 1861, after a curacy at St Mary, Cavendish he was vicar of Rickinghall. In 1870 he became the inaugural [6]Bishop of Zululand,[7] a post he held until 1880. On his return to England he was vicar of St Michael Caerhays then coadjutor bishop of London[8] for North and Central Europe.[9] He died on 22 October 1914.[10][11]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Death of Bishop of Zululand on journey from Cape to Cairo". Edinburgh Evening News (12,963). 22 October 1914. p. 9 col F. Retrieved 2015-09-02 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Wilkinson Family
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  4. ^ "Wilkinson, Thomas Edward (WLKN856TE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ Janus
  6. ^ Diocesan Web Site
  7. ^ University of the Witwatersrand
  8. ^ National Archives
  9. ^ NY Times
  10. ^ The Times, Saturday, Oct 24, 1914; pg. 8; Issue 40675; col A Death Of Bishop Wilkinson. Work On The Continent And In South Africa
  11. ^ Edinburgh Evening News, Thursday 22 October 1914 p9: "Death of Bishop of Zululand on journey from Cape to Cairo"
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
New diocese Bishop of Zululand
1870 –1880
Succeeded by
Douglas MacKenzie