George Herbert (priest)

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The Very Reverend Honourable George Herbert (25 November 1825 – 15 March 1894) was an Anglican priest. He was Dean of Hereford in the last third of the 19th century.[1]

Herrbert was educated at Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge.[2][3] At Cambridge, he was president of the University Pitt Club.[4] Ordained in 1850,[5] he began his ministry as a curate at St Mary's Kidderminster. Five years later he became Vicar of Clun. In 1867 he was appointed to the Deanery of Hereford Cathedral,[6] a post he held until his death.[3]


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  2. ^ "Herbert, the Hon. George (HRBT844G)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ a b The Times, Friday, Mar 16, 1894; pg. 11; Issue 34213; col E Obituary The Very Rev George Herbert
  4. ^ Fletcher, Walter Morley (2011) [1935]. The University Pitt Club: 1835-1935 (First Paperback ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 79. ISBN 978-1-107-60006-5. 
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  6. ^ ”Hereford Cathedral: a history” Aylmer,G/Tiller,J: London, Hambledon, 2000 ISBN 1-85285-194-5
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Dawes
Dean of Hereford
Succeeded by
James Wentworth Leigh