Alexander Kirkpatrick

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Memorial to Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick in Ely Cathedral

Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick (25 June 1849 - 22 January 1940) was Regius Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University (1882 - 1903) and the third Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge (1898 - 1907).


Kirkpatrick was educated at Haileybury and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1]

He also served as Canon of Ely (1882 - 1903), Dean of Ely[2] (1906 -1936), Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of Winchester (1895 - 1903) and General Editor for Old Testament and Apocrypha, Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges (1892 - 1929).[3]


Academic offices
Preceded by
Arthur James Mason
Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity
Succeeded by
William Inge
Preceded by
Thomas Jarrett
Regius Professor of Hebrew, Cambridge University
Succeeded by
R. H. Kennett
Preceded by
John Richardson Selwyn
Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Richard Appleton
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Charles William Stubbs
Dean of Ely
Succeeded by
Lionel Edward Blackburne