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Herbert Tugwell was educated at St Bees Grammar School, St Saviour's School, London, and Corpus Christi College Cambridge, where he obtained a BA in 1880.
In 1880 Tugwell became a Deacon, and in 1881 he was ordained by the Bishop of Chichester. From 1880-1889 he served as a curate in the parish of Petworth, Sussex . He then joined the CMS. His first appointment was to the Yoruba mission, in Christchurch, Lagos, where he worked from 1889-1894, holding the position of secretary of the mission from 1891-1892. In 1894 he was appointed to the Bishopric of West Equatorial Africa, a post which he held until 1920. On his retirement from Nigeria he became Rector of Mavesyn Ridware, Staffordshire. He held this position until 1927, when he finally retired from ministry.