Gough McCormick

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The Very Rev Joseph Gough McCormick , DD (1874–1924) was Dean of Manchester in the first quarter of the 20th century.[1]

Born into an ecclesiastical (and cricketing) family[2] in London in 1874, he was educated at Exeter School and St John's College, Cambridge.[3] He was ordained in 1897.[4] He began his career at Great Yarmouth after which he was Vicar of St Paul’s, Princes Park, Liverpool.[5] Later he was Vicar of St Michael’s, Chester Square[6] and an Honorary Chaplain to the King[7][8] before his elevation to the Deanery.[9] He died in post on 30 August 1924.[10]


  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ cricketeurope4
  3. ^ "McCormick, Joseph Gough (MRMK893JG)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. ^ Papers of GH Bowers
  6. ^ Church web-site
  7. ^ New Hon. Chaplain To The King. The Times Saturday, Jan 23, 1915; pg. 4; Issue 40759; col B
  8. ^ London Gazette
  9. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  10. ^ Deaths The Times Wednesday, Sep 10, 1924; pg. 15; Issue 43753; col A
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Swayne
Dean of Manchester
1920 – 1924
Succeeded by
Hewlett Johnson