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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Stuart, Right Hon. Edward Craig

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Stuart, Right Hon. Edward Craig, D.D., Bishop of Waiapu, N.Z., is a brother of the late Sir Alexander Stuart, K.C.M.G., sometime Prime Minister of New South Wales (q.v.). He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he took several honours, becoming B.A. in 1850 and D.D. jure dig, in 1880. From 1850, in which year he was ordained deacon, to 1875 he was a missionary in India under the auspices of the Church Missionary Society, of which society he was secretary at Calcutta from 1859 to 1875. He was consecrated Bishop of Waiapu at Waiapu in Dec. 1877.