Benjamin Cowie

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The Very Reverend
Benjamin Cowie
DD[1]
Dean of Exeter
In office
1883–1900
Dean of Manchester
In office
1872–1883
Personal details
Nationality British
Religion Church of England

Benjamin Morgan Cowie was Dean of Manchester and then Exeter in the last quarter of the 19th Century.

Born on 8 June 1816,[2] he was educated at St John's College, Cambridge and graduated Senior Wrangler in 1839.[3] Ordained in 1841 he was successively Tutor, Lecturer and Fellow at his old college.[4] Afterwards he was Vicar of St Lawrence Jewry followed by an 11 year spell in Manchester,[5] followed by a further 17 at Exeter. He died on 3 May 1900.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, Friday, Nov 12, 1880; pg. 10; Issue 30037; col E University Intelligence.
  2. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ “Mr Hopkins’ Men: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics in the 19th Century” Craik,A.D.D: London, Springer, 2007 ISBN 978-1-84628-790-9
  4. ^ "Cowie, Benjamin Morgan (CWY833BM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ Victoria County History A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4 J. Brownbill;, William Farrer,W (ed) 1911
  6. ^ The Times, Friday, May 04, 1900; pg. 6; Issue 36133; col G Obituary-The Dean Of Exeter
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Hull Bowers
Dean of Manchester
1872 – 1883
Succeeded by
John Oakley
Preceded by
Archibald Boyd
Dean of Exeter
1883 – 1900
Succeeded by
Alfred Earle