George Pelham (bishop)
|Bishop of Lincoln|
|Diocese||Diocese of Lincoln|
|Other posts||Bishop of Bristol (1802–1807)|
Bishop of Exeter (1807–1820)
|Born||13 October 1766|
|Died||7 February 1827(aged 60)|
|Alma mater||Clare College, Cambridge|
George Pelham (13 October 1766 – 7 February 1827) was a Church of England bishop, serving in the sees of Bristol (1802–1807), Exeter (1807–1820) and Lincoln (1820–1827). He began his career as Vicar of Hellingly in Sussex in 1800.
George Pelham was the third son of Thomas Pelham, 1st Earl of Chichester and was educated at Westminster and Clare College, Cambridge, graduating in 1787. He also served from 1815 to 1827 as Clerk of the Closet.
- "Pelham, Hon. George (PLHN784G)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Courtney, William Prideaux (1895). "Pelham, George". In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 44. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 243-244.
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Bristol
| Bishop of Exeter
| Bishop of Lincoln
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| Clerk of the Closet
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