Grantham Yorke

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The Very Rev Grantham Munton Yorke, DD (14 February 1809 – 2 October 1879)[1] was Dean of Worcester from 1874 until his death.[2]

Yorke was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge[3] and ordained in 1835.[4] In 1844 he became the incumbent at St Philip, Birmingham, a post he held until his elevation to the Deanery.

His daughter Constance Ellen married the Rev. William Henry Lyttelton (1820–1884).


  1. ^, access date 17 December 2015
  2. ^ “Death of the Dean of Worcester” The Times (London, England), Thursday, Oct 23, 1879; pg. 10; Issue 29706
  3. ^ ”UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE” The Morning Post (London, England), Tuesday, December 26, 1837; Issue 20908
  4. ^ ”Bishops & Deans of Worcester” Green,B: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral, 1979
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Peel
Dean of Worcester
Succeeded by
Lord Alwyne Compton