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Name  Henry Newton
Role  Bishop
Died  September 25, 1947

Books  In Far New Guinea: A Stirring Record of Work and Observation Amongst the People of New Guinea, with a Description of Their Manners, Customs, & Religions, &c. &c. &c

Henry Newton (5 January 1866 – 25 September 1947) was an Anglican colonial bishop who served two Southern Hemisphere dioceses in the first half of the 20th century.

He was educated at St. Paul's College, Sydney and Merton College, Oxford. Ordained in 1891, after a curacy at St John’s, Hackney he emigrated to the Antipodes where he became Priest at Esk, Queensland and then a missionary in New Guinea. From 1915 to 1922 he was the second Bishop of Carpentaria. Translated to New Guinea in 1922, he retired in 1936.

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