George Rowley was the Dean of University College in the early 19th century, at the time of Percy Bysshe Shelley's expulsion for writing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism in 1811. He became Master of University College from 1821 to 1836 and later Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1832 to 1836. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society on 14 November 1811.
- Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-928429-0. George Rowley and Travers Twiss: 1821–1836, pages 343–351.
- List of Fellows of the Royal Society, 1660 – 2007: K – Z, Royal Society, Library and Information Services.
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