Robert Master

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Robert Mosley Master (b Croston 12 February 1794-d Poulton-le-Fylde 1 July 1867) [1]) also known as the “Clogging Parson”,[2][3] was Archdeacon of Manchester]].[4] from 1854[5] to 1867.[6]

He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford[7] and ordained in 1822. After a curacy[8] in Burnley[9] he was the incumbent at Leyland, Lancashire until his last appointment at Croston.[10]

His father in law was Member of Parliament for Midhurst.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ thePeerage.com
  2. ^ Burnley Heritage
  3. ^ Burnley Express
  4. ^ ‘ Ecclesiastical’ North Wales Chronicle (Bangor, Wales), Saturday, September 9, 1854; Issue 1435
  5. ^ EcclesiasticalHampshire Advertiser & Salisbury Guardian (Southampton, England), Saturday, September 09, 1854; pg. 3; Issue 1620
  6. ^ ‘RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE’ The Bury and Norwich Post, and Suffolk Herald (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Tuesday, July 09, 1867; pg. 2; Issue 4437
  7. ^ ” The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record , Volume 4: London, C & J Rivington, 1826
  8. ^ Briercliffe Society
  9. ^ ‘The Bury and Norwich Post: Or, Suffolk and Norfolk Telegraph, Essex, Cambridge, & Ely Intelligencer’ (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Tuesday, May 31, 1826; Issue 2292
  10. ^ National Archives
  11. ^ Leigh Rayment
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Rushton
Archdeacon of Manchester
1854–1867
Succeeded by
Richard Durnford