Henry Gee (priest)

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The Very Rev'd Professor
Henry Gee
DD, FSA
Vice-Chancellor & Warden of the University of Durham
In office
1914–1916
Preceded by Sir George Hare Philipson
Succeeded by Sir William Henry Hadow
Master of University College, Durham
In office
1902–1919
Preceded by Alfred Plummer
Succeeded by The Rev'd Prof Henry Ellershaw
Dean of Gloucester
In office
1918–1938
Preceded by Henry Donald Maurice Spence
Succeeded by Harold Costley-White
Personal details
Born 1858
Died 1938
Alma mater Exeter College, Oxford
Profession Academic and Vice-Chancellor

The Very Rev Henry Gee (1858–1938) DD, FSA [1] was an Anglican dean [2] in the first half of the 20th century.[3]

He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and ordained in 1877.[4] In 1880 he was appointed by Dr. Boultbee as junior tutor at the London College of Divinity, where he later advanced to tutor and vice-principal, until he resigned in January 1900[5] to become Principal of Bishop’s College, Ripon. From 1902 he was Master of University College, Durham and in 1910 was appointed Professor of Church History at Durham University, a post he held for 8 years until his elevation to the Gloucester Deanery. He died on 23 December 1938.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ British History On-line
  2. ^ Rootsweb
  3. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ ”The Clergy List” London, Kelly’s, 1913
  5. ^ "Ecclesiastical intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 26 January 1900. (36049), p. 9.
  6. ^ The Very Rev. Henry Gee Former Dean Of Gloucester The Times Saturday, Dec 24, 1938; pg. 12; Issue 48186; col C
Academic offices
Preceded by
Alfred Plummer
Master of University College, Durham
1902–1919
Succeeded by
Henry Ellershaw
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Donald Maurice Spence
Dean of Gloucester
1918–1938
Succeeded by
Harold Costley-White