Charles Saunders

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1884 – 1973

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Who was Charles Saunders?

Charles John Godfrey Saunders was the Bishop of Lucknow from 1928 until 1938. He was born in 1888 and educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St John’s College, Oxford. Ordained in 1912 he emigrated to India where he worked as a missionary with the SPG. From 1921 to 1925 he was Staff Chaplain at the headquarters of the Indian Army followed by another three years in a similar post serving the Metropolitan of Calcutta before his elevation to the Episcopate. On returning to England he was Vicar of Uckfield, and an Assistant Bishop within the Chichester Diocese. His last post was an honorary one in retirement at Bristol where he died on 16 October 1973.

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Born
1884
Profession
Education
  • Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood
Died
1973

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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