Arthur Ranken

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The Very Rev Arthur Ranken (23 October 1806 – 24 September 1886) was Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney from 1880 to 1886.[1]

He was born at Tyrie, Aberdeenshire in 1806, and educated at Marischal College and the University of Aberdeen and ordained in 1829. After a curacy at Portsoy he was the incumbent at Mintlaw until his appointment as Dean.[2]

He died on 24 September 1886.[3]


  1. ^ "Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000" p517 Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  2. ^ "Ecclesiastical" Aberdeen Weekly Journal (Aberdeen, Scotland), Wednesday, 24 November 1880; Issue 8034
  3. ^ Obituary The Times (London, England), Saturday, 25 Sep 1886; pg. 9; Issue 31874

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Religious titles
Preceded by
David Wilson
Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney
Succeeded by
Alexander Harvey