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George Carnac Fisher was Bishop of Southampton from 1896 to 1898 and Ipswich from 1899[1]to 1906. Born in 1844[2] he was educated at Harrow School and Brasenose College, Oxford. in 1874 he was appointed Vicar of Forest Row in 1874, transferring to St George, Barrow in Furness[3] in 1879 and Croydon ten years later. Appointed to Southampton to succeed Awdry, he was later translated to Ipswich, a post he held until ill health[4] necessitated his resignation in January 1906. He died at his home in Fleggburgh on 9 April 1921.

Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Awdry
Bishop of Southampton
1996 – 1898
Succeeded by
Arthur Temple Lytlleton
Preceded by
In abeyance
Bishop of Ipswich
1899 – 1906
Succeeded by
Henry Luke Paget


  1. ^ The Times, Monday, May 15, 1899; pg. 11; Issue 35829; col E New Bishop Suffragan of Ipswich
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  3. ^ Picture of church
  4. ^ The Times, Monday, Jan 29, 1906; pg. 6; Issue 37929; col C Resignation of Bishop of Ipswich.


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