Ronald Ramsay

Ronald Erskine Ramsay was the first Suffragan Bishop of Malmesbury, with the additional title of Archdeacon of Swindon, from 1927 until 1946.

He was born on 4 November 1882 [1] and educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Ordained in 1909 his first post was a curacy in Lozells. Later Warden of the Clifton College Mission, he served during World War I as a chaplain to the Forces. Following this he was Clerical Secretary to the Bristol Board of Finance until his ordination to the episcopate. A man of deep compassion,[2] he retired in 1946[3] and died on 26 March 1954.[4]


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Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Malmesbury
1927 –1946
Succeeded by
Ivor Stanley Watkins

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