George Anson (priest)

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George Henry Greville Anson (b Marylebone 20 February 1820 - d Winchester 9 February 1898[1]) was Archdeacon of Manchester from May 30[2] 1870[3] to 1890.[4]

The son of Sir William Anson, 1st Baronet,[5] he was educated at Eton College [6] and Exeter College, Oxford[7] and ordained in 1843.[8] After a curacy at Leeds Parish Church[9] he was, for many years, the incumbent at St James,[10] Rusholme.[11]

He married Augusta Agnes Hook on 27 June 1848.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deaths The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 10, 1898; pg. 1; Issue 35436
  2. ^ Mancuniensis
  3. ^ National Archives
  4. ^ Illustrated London News
  5. ^ thePeerage.com
  6. ^ ‘ANSON, Ven. George Henry Greville’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 24 June 2013
  7. ^ ‘UNIVERSITY AND CLERICAL INTELLIGENCE’ The Standard (London, England), Friday, January 27, 1843; Issue 5789
  8. ^ ‘ORDINATIONS’ The Morning Post (London, England), Friday, December 22, 1843; Issue 22758
  9. ^ Rusholme Archive
  10. ^ British History On-line
  11. ^ National Archives
  12. ^ ‘Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries The Bradford Observer; and Halifax, Huddersfield, and Keighley Reporter (Bradford, England), Thursday, July 06, 1848; pg. 5; Issue 735’
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Durnford
Archdeacon of Manchester
1870–1890
Succeeded by
James Maurice Wilson