George Markham

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The Very Rev George Markham, DD [1] (30 March 1763 - 30 September 1822) [2] was Dean of York [3] from 1802 and Rector of Stokesley [4] until his death.[5]

He was the second son of William Markham, Archbishop of York from 1776 to 1807, and educated at Westminster School.[6]

He was Rector of Tattenhall [7] then Prebendary of Bilton before becoming Dean of York.

Marriage and family[edit]

He married Elizabeth Evelyn,[8] daughter of Sir Richard Sutton, of Norwood in 1789:[9] the marriage was to end in divorce in 1803.[10]

Their daughter Maria married the Hon. Rev. Thomas Harris, son of James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.

His brother John Markham was an eminent Naval officer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ thePeerage.com
  2. ^ LEEDS. SATURDAY, OCT. 5 Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Saturday, 5 October 1822; Issue 2991
  3. ^ Tweddell History
  4. ^ Tuesday's Post Continued Jackson's Oxford Journal (Oxford, England), Saturday, 27 March 1802; Issue 2552
  5. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  6. ^ Nigel Aston, ‘Markham, William (bap. 1719, d. 1807)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/18071, accessed 22 Aug 2012
  7. ^ Ecclesiastical intelligence The Times(London, England), Thursday, 23 Aug 1787; pg. 2; Issue 831.
  8. ^ Irish Statue Book 1803 (43 Geo. 3) c. 76P
  9. ^ "The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and debates of the Great Britain. Parliament" Almon,J: London, Debrett’s , 1804
  10. ^ House Of Lords, Wednesday, 30 March. The Times (London, England), Thursday, 31 Mar 1803; pg. 2; Issue 5674
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Fountayne
Dean of York
1802–1822
Succeeded by
William Cockburn