Walter Trower

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The Right Reverend
Walter John Trower
File:Walter John Trower.jpg
Predecessor George Tomlinson
Successor Charles Harris
Personal details
Born c. 1804
Died 24 October 1877
Nationality British
Denomination Church of England

Walter John Trower was an Anglican bishop in the second half of the 19th century.[1][2]

Trower was Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway [3] from 1848 to 1859[4] and, after a short period as Sub-Dean of Exeter Cathedral,[5] the Bishop of Gibraltar from 1863 to 1868.[6] He died aged 73 on 24 October 1877.[7] A noted artist [8] and author, two of his books have been republished in recent years.[9]


  2. National Archives
  3. ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  4. St Mary’s Heritage Project
  5. Perth Cathedral website
  6. Consecration details Project Canterbury
  7. Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries Daily News (London, England), Monday, October 29, 1877; Issue 9835
  8. Tate Collections
  9. ”Short Comments for Use in Family Worship, on Seventy-five Passages” ISBN 978-1-103-61427-1) and “Similitudes Used In Holy Scripture” ISBN 978-1-4370-4164-4
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Michael Russell
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway
1848 – 1859
Succeeded by
William Scot Wilson
Preceded by
George Tomlinson
Bishop of Gibraltar
1863 – 1868
Succeeded by
Charles Amyand Harris