Charles Burney (priest)

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Charles Burney was an Anglican priest: the Archdeacon of Kingston-upon-Thames from 1879 to 1904.

The son of a clergyman,[1] Burney was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1938[2] and began his career as a curate at his father's church in Sible Hedingham. He was Vicar of Halstead from 1850 to 1864; Rector of Wickham Bishops from 1864 to 1870 and Vicar of St Mark’s Church, Surbiton, from 1870. [3]

He died on 1 January 1907.[4]


  1. ^ "Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886; their parentage, birthplace and year of birth, with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the University" Foster,J (Ed) Vol I p195 Oxford, Parker & Co,1888
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co, 1889
  4. ^ Obituary The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 2 January 1907; pg. 8; Issue 38219