Born into a noble family on 12 August 1861, Wilmot Vyvyan was educated at Charterhouse and Trinity College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1888, he was curate at the Charterhouse Mission, St Hugh’s, Southwark, becoming its priest in charge from 1892 until 1901, when he emigrated to South Africa. Here he was mission priest at Isandhlwana before elevation to the Episcopate as the fourth Bishop of Zululand in 1903, a post he was to hold for 26 years. He died on 26 August 1937.
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- Portraits of Wilmot Lushington Vyvyan at the National Portrait Gallery, London
- Genealogical web-site
- University of the Witwatersrand
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