Ernest Newman (priest)

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Ernest Frederick Newman (2 March 1859 - 28 April 1928) was Archdeacon of Plymouth from 1921 to 1928.

He was educated at Marlborough and Keble College, Oxford [1] and ordained in 1885.[2] After a curacy at Reading Minster[3] he became a Chaplain to the Forces serving at the Tower of London and in Bengal, Caterham, South Africa (where he was Mentioned in despatches) [4] and Portsmouth until his Archdeacon’s appointment.


  1. ^ University Intelligence. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 19, 1882; pg. 4; Issue 30694
  2. ^ OrdinationsThe Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 22, 1885; pg. 10; Issue 31636
  3. ^ Minster Web Site
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Arthur William Thomson Perowne
Archdeacon of Plymouth
Succeeded by
Francis Whitfield Daukes