The Rt. Rev. George Wyndham Hamilton Knight- Bruce (1852-1896) was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the late nineteenth century. He was educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford, and ordained in 1887. He began his career with curacies at Bibury and Wendron. He then held incumbencies at Everton and Bethnal Green before his elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of Bloemfontein in 1886. Translated to Mashonaland in 1891, he resigned in 1895. On his return to England he was appointed Rector of Bovey Tracey and an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Exeter, posts he held until his death on 16 December, 1896. His works include: Journals of the Mashonaland Mission 1888 to 1892 (1892) and Memories of Mashonaland (1895).