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Person’s Profile

The Rt. Rev. George Augustus Selwyn (1809-11 Apr 1878)


Bishop of New Zealand and subsequently of Lichfield


He married (1839) Sarah Harriet Richardson (d. 25 Mar 1907). He was educated at Eton and St John’s College, Cambridge (BA 1831); he became Bishop of New Zealand in 1841 and Bishop of Lichfield in 1868.