George Barnes (priest)

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George Barnes, DD (11 December 1782 - 29 Jun 1847) was Archdeacon of Barnstaple[1] from 1830 to 1847.[2]

A Graduate of Exeter College, Oxford,[3] he also served as the inaugural Archdeacon of Bombay[4] but declined the Bishopric of Calcutta.[5]His father was Archdeacon of Totnes from 1775 to 1820.[6]


  1. ^ "Memorials of Barnstaple; being an attempt to supply the want of a history of that ancient borough" Gribble, J.B: Barnstaple, J.Avery, 1830
  2. ^ 'Deaths' Jackson's Oxford Journal (Oxford, England), Saturday, July 31, 1847; Issue 4918
  3. ^ "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 p81 Oxford, Parker & Co,1888
  4. ^ "Classical Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels and Generals in Pursuit of Antiquity" Richardson,E. p191 Cambridge, CUP, 2013 ISBN 978-1-107-02677-3
  5. ^ India The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 05, 1826; pg. 2; Issue 13141
  6. ^ Genealogical web site