Andrew Burn

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The Very Rev Andrew Ewbank Burn, DD (17 January 1864 – 28 November 1927) was an English clergyman in the Church of England, Dean of Salisbury from 1920 until his death in 1927.[1]

Born in Bareilly on 17 January 1864 and educated at Charterhouse [2] and Trinity College, Cambridge,[3][4] Andrew Burn was ordained into the priesthood in 1888.[5] His first posts were curacies at St Cuthbert, Bensham[6] and St Andrew, Auckland[7] after which he was Rector of Kynnersley, Rural Dean of Edgmond, a Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral[8] and an Honorary Chaplain to the King[9] before his elevation to the Deanery. An eminent theologian, he died on 28 November 1927.

His son in law was later Bishop of Madras.


  • Niceta of Remesiana, His Life and Works, 1905
  • The Athanasian Creed and its early Commentaries, 1906
  • The Crown of Thorns, 1911
  • The Council of Nicaea: a memorial for its sixteenth centenary, 1926


  1. ^ Obituary The Very Rev A.E. Burn, Dean Of Salisbury. Scholar And Pastor. The Times Tuesday, Nov 29, 1927; pg. 18; Issue 44751; col B
  2. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "Burn, Andrew Ewbank (BN882AE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ The Times, Saturday, Feb 02, 1889; pg. 5; Issue 32612; col B University Intelligence. Oxford, Feb. 1
  5. ^ The Times, Tuesday, May 29, 1888; pg. 6; Issue 32398; col F Ordinations Durham
  6. ^ Details of church
  7. ^ Genuki Archived April 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Jun 02, 1909; pg. 6; Issue 38975; col E Ecclesiastical Intelligence
  9. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1921/22 Oxford, OUP1921

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Page Roberts
Dean of Salisbury
1920 –1927
Succeeded by
John Hugh Granville Randolph