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Name: ASKWITH, Wilfred Marcus KCMG, DD (Rev.)

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Nee: son of Henry and Louisa Askwith

Birth Date: 24 Apr 1890 Hereford

Death Date: 16 July 1962 Gloucester

First Date: 1925

Last Date: 1943

Profession: Chaplain, bishop

Area: Nakuru

Married: In Coundle-Stourton, Dorset 30 Oct 1928 Margaret Sibyl Luis Fernandes b. 21 Nov 1896 Wakefield, d. 1969 Sturminster

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 31, EA & Rhodesia, Foster, Rift Valley

General Information:

EA & Rhodesia - 2/1/58 - KCMG - chaplain in Nakuru when he went to Kenya in 1925, later made an honorary canon of Mombasa. In 1932 he became vicar of Sherborne, Dorset. Later Bishop of Gloucester
Foster - Ordained in 1913. 1926 appointed Chaplain, Nakuru; 27/9/1931 appointed honorary Canon; He left Kenya on being appointed as Bishop of Blackburn in 1943, later Bishop of Gloucester
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 30 Jun 1925 - Rev. W.M. Askwith
Hut - Bishop of Gloucester
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Leeds

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