The Very Reverend Francis Webster Austin (4 November 1829, Clapham, Surrey – 1905, Abingdon) was an Anglo-Guyanese clergyman, Dean of St George's Cathedral, Georgetown, British Guiana from 1884 until 1890.
Austin was the son of the Rev. Wiltshire Stanton Austin and Dunkin Webster. He was educated at King's College London and Jesus College, Cambridge, gaining his BA in 1855. Ordained deacon in 1856, he was briefly Curate of St Nicholas, Cardiff before emigrating to British Guiana. He married his cousin, Jo Austin, in 1858. Initially Diocesan Registrar he was then successively Rural Dean of Berbice, Archdeacon of Demerara, British Guiana and then Dean of the Diocese’s Cathedral from 1884 to 1890. Before Austin's appointment, William Piercy Austin, Bishop since 1840, had also served as Dean.
- Descendants of Col. Thomas Austin: Fourth Generation
- "Austin, Francis Webster (ASTN851FW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Details from Roots Web
- Diocesan History Archived 9 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory, London, Hamilton & Co, 1889
- 'Ecclesiastical Intelligence', The Times, Wednesday, 7 Sep 1892, p. 4
- Descendants of Col. Thomas AUSTIN
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