Henry Russell Wakefield (1 December 1854 – 9 January 1933) was a Church of England clergyman.
Born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, he was educated at Tonbridge School and in Paris before being ordained as a priest in 1877.
His first clerical posts were in the London or Kent areas: as a curate at St Peter's Vauxhall from 1877–78 and at Barnes from 1878-1881, and as vicar of All Saints, Swanscombe 1881–1883, Lower Sydenham 1883–1888; Sandgate 1888–1894 and rector of Rector of St Mary’s, Bryanston Square 1894–1909.
He was Mayor of St Marylebone for two consecutive terms 1903–1905 and was the first clergyman mayor in England (10 November 1903 - Nottingham Evening Post).
In 1909 he left London on becoming Dean of Norwich. He became Bishop of Birmingham in 1911, retiring in 1924.
He was a member of a number of right-wing organisations including being President of the National Council of Public Morals, Vice-President of the British Workers League and President of the Christian Counter Communist Crusade.
Wikipedia page  refers.
- WAKEFIELD, Rt Rev. Henry Russell. Who Was Who. Oxford University Press.