Chambers, George Alexander

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Chambers, George Alexander

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  • Chambers, G.A.

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Dates of existence

1877-1963

History

Bishop George Alexander Chambers (b. 1877) was a student at Moore College in 1901-1902. In 1901 he was ordained Deacon, and Priest in 1902. From 1904-1911 he was Vice-Principal of the College, acting Principal in 1908-1909, and 1920-1921, and a Trustee of Thomas Moore's Estate 1922-1927. From 191-1927 Chambers was Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Dulwich Hill, in which time he was instrumental in the foundation of Trinity Grammar School where he was a Warden from 1913-1927. In 1927, Chambers was appointed Bishop of Central Tanganyika, a position he held for 20 years until 1947. Following his retirement in 1947, Bishop Chambers took up the role of Chaplain to the British Embassy in Paris until 1955.

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Vice-Principal of Moore College 1904-1911; Acting Principal of Moore College 1908-1908 and 1920-1921; Bishop of Tanganyika (Tanzania)

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Australian Church Record (1912-)

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113

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Australian Church Record is the associate of Chambers, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1927

Description of relationship

G.A. Chambers was on the committee of the first iteration of the Trust from 1927

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051

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